A pair of George III carved stone sphinxes, one looking to the left, the other to the right.

Each one crouching and carved with a lambrequin saddle-cloth.

Provenance

Supplied to Matthew Boulton for the gardens at Soho House for the 'Sphinx Walk' by Edward Gray Saunders, 1795; moved from Soho House to another Boulton family home mid 19th Century; sold as part of this estate to the present vendor.


Soho House

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5LB
0121 348 8000
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Opening times

Easter – end October
Sat, Sun, Bank holidays and Birmingham school holidays, 11am – 3pm
Wed – Fri for guided tours by appointment - please call 0121 348 8263 to book.

Nov – Mar
Open for guided tours by appointment and special events

Closed 24 – 26 Dec

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