Pair of Opposing Terracotta Cast Stone Griffin Wall Plaques

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In spite of the lead photo here which incorrectly depicts the same plaque twice, this is a wonderful pair of opposing wall plaques, fabricated from a rich terra-cotta-colored cast stone. Two opposing winged griffins are flanked by acanthus-decorated scrolls and rosettes. We rarely find pieces worthy or sufficiently large to hang on a garden wall, but these fit the bill nicely. One has had a recent repair that is invisible to the eye from the front side. Wonderful if you have a Greek or Roman-themed garden or terrace. Priced and sold as a pair. PLEASE NOTE that measurements below are for EACH plaque, but they should be mounted end-to-end for the most impressive statement.

Details

    Materials and Techniques
    Cast Stone
  • Condition
    Excellent. One in near perfect condition; the other has had a recent repair made to it subsequent to a crack incurred in shipping. Photo 8 shows the crack pre-repair, but our restoration man has done a terrific job, so the crack is now invisible. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
    Dimensions
    12 in. H x 28.5 in. W x 2.75 in. D
    30 cm H x 72 cm W x 7 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
    2
  • Reference Number
    1110178634375
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Located in Woodbury, CT

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