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Antique Desktop Duo Inkwell.  Bronze.  Greek Mythology.  High Relief.  Pen Tray.  France.

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  Wonder who used this over 100 years ago?     Wings of a bird and body of a lion…. the description of a sphinx in Greek mythology.   The sphinx apprears in the legends, myths and dramas of Oedipus . . .  by poets like Homer,… Continue reading

Antique Heavy Brass Inkwell.  Greek Sphinx. Mythology. Greek Scene & Emblems.  Glass well.  Pen Holder.  France.

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    In Greek mythology, the sphinx is shown with the head of a woman, wings of a bird and body of a lion.  This character represents a treacherous and merciless version of a sphinx . . .  not to be messed around with at any time.  … Continue reading
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