Lot 14 (Home, Garden & Natural History Live Auction, lot 1-224, 18th May 2021)

Estimate
£5,000 - £8,000

Buyer's premium: 25% (ex. VAT)


Lot details

Garden statues: A pair of Coade style terracotta sphinxes

late 19th/early 20th century

one bearing the stamp Coade, Lambeth

80cm high by 102cm long

This sphinx model appears in the Catalogue of Coade’s Artificial Stone Manufactory published in 1784.

This pair, one of which bears the stamp Coade Lambeth would have been cast from a mould taken from an original pair probably around 100 years ago.