Pair of Art Deco Style Carved Sandstone Reclining Rams, 20th c.
A striking pair of art deco style rams in a reclining position. Carved from blocks of solid sandstone, each ram is intricately carved to show texture in the horns, eyes and the coat. The sculptures can be used in an indoor setting or as garden ornaments. Given the material, they are weather resistant, durable and considerably heavy in weight. The rams have maintained a smooth finish and have the appropriate patina. There is a chip on one ear of each ram and chips on the bottom of each ram.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE 20th c.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Sandstone, Hand Carved.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 10 in. W 10 in. D 17 in.
Rams have featured prominently in many ancient societies, the ram has been a long held symbol of: determination, action, and leadership. The ram is also a symbol of Aries, which is an astral symbol of rulership.