Cast Concrete "Winter" Season Garden Statue
Item #: G4999
Description: Cast concrete garden statue of a cherubic child robed to protect against the winter cold.
Materials: Cast concrete.
Dimensions: Height: 27-3/4".
Locality and Period: American. c. 20th century.
Comments: Large, heavy statuary suitable for outdoor garden display or indoors.
Antique Ansonia Cast Metal "Pandora" Clock Topper Statue
Item #: G4909
Description: Cast metal clock topper statue of Greek Goddess Pandora seated on a settee with a bear skin draped over the arm. On her lap she is holding the mythical "Pandora's Box".
Materials: Cast spelter.
Dimensions: Height: 8-1/2". Width: 7-1/4". Depth: 4".
Locality and Period: Ansonia Clock Company, New York. c.1900-10.
Comments: Pandora was the first mortal woman in Greek mythology, a sort of an Ancient Greek Eve. Following the instructions of Zeus – who wanted to punish Prometheus for stealing the fire from the gods and giving it to the humans – she was molded by Hephaestus and endowed with gifts by all the other Olympian gods.
"Lionne Rugissante" (roaring lion) signed Bronze by
Thomas Francois Cartier (French 1879-1943)
Item #: G4800
Description: Cast bronze sculpture of a roaring lion signed "T. Cartier".
Dimensions: Height: 14". Width: 20". Depth: 7".
Locality and Period: French. c.1900-10.
Comments: Impressive, finely cast bronze with rich patina. Original sculpted by famed "Anamalier" Thomas Francois Cartier.