This lion head is a typical symbol of the Roman and the Macedonian empires, carried by Roman emperors such as Caesar and Macedonian kings such as Philip of Macedon and Alexander the Great. The lion is a common charge in heraldry. It traditionally symbolizes bravery, valour, strength, and royalty, since traditionally, it is regarded as the king of beasts. The so-called Rampant Lion is a symbol in England and Scotland and had adorned English and Scottish shields in the Middle Ages. This plaque depicts what these shield as it looked like. Item No. 413 Dimensions W: 6.5″ H: 8.5″ D: 1.5″ Made of cast stone and antique finished, comes with a hole or hook in the pack for easy wall hanging.
Made of cast stone. Cast stone is a type of gypsum cement whose properties are much different from plaster of paris which is what most sculpture shops use. Unlike plaster, which is soft, light and weak, cast stone is hard, heavy and strong. Cast stone feels like, and is heavy like a real stone would be, which can be experienced as soon you try to lift it.
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