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Soane Caryatid

                                                                                                       The wonderful Soane Caryatid
                                                                                                       was originally created by the
                                                                                                       famous Coade & Sealy company
                                                                                                       in 1812.  A pair of these female
                                                                                                       figures stand on top of the
                                                                                                       projecting stone façade of
                                                                                                       Soane’s house in Lincoln’s
                                                                                                       Inn Fields.  Soane used these
                                                                                                       caryatids in a number of projects,
                                                                                                       notably at his Bank of England
                                                                                                       and at Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing.
                                                                                                       The original Coade design
                                                                                                       was based on ancient Greek
                                                                                                       sculptures at the Erechtheion
                                                                                                       temple on the Acropolis in
                                                                                                       Athens.  Coade modified the
                                                                                                       design to create a magnificent
                                                                                                       free-standing figure.

                                                                                                       Height:  1806mm (71 ⁄8”)
                                                                                                       Max base width:  460mm (18 ⁄8”)
                                                                                                       Weight:  446kg (982 lb)
                                                                                                       Please note: will require mechanical
                                                                                                       lifting on site in all instances.

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