The Basil Street Gallery is for Gifts

Egyptian Cat Goddess Bastet Pedestal StatueWhether it be for a birthday or a major holiday, finding the right gift can be a time-consuming (and almost painful) process. What do you get someone who seems to already have everything? How do you even start looking for a gift for one of the pickiest people you have ever met? What if you barely know the person? To find the quickest, correct answers to such critical questions, you have to go shopping in the right place. Instead of spending hours browsing the shops in the nearest mall or plaza, try making a virtual visit to the Basil Street Gallery.

Our Basil Street collection is absolutely filled with gift ideas for every type of person. Unless the lucky guy or gal goes shopping at Basil Street, he or she probably won't already be the proud owner of stunning functional Egyptian decorations such as the Eye of Horus Egyptian Vase or a Pedestal Statue of the Egyptian Cat Goddess Bastet. These stunning items remind us of the splendor of ancient Egypt with the bright gold, silver, and lapis lazuli colors.

Basil Street also plays host to a variety of beautiful tabletop accents, art-deco lamps, unique accent furniture items, and much more. While shopping the gallery for gifts, you might also want to buy a few stunning resin garden statues for yourself. However, don't wait until tomorrow to buy them because today happens to be the last day of our Labor Day Sale.

Buy any of the items on the Design Toscano site by the end of today, September 3rd, and enjoy a 20% discount!

The Labor Day Sale ends on September 3rd and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Start Saving 20% on Garden Statuary with Our Labor Day Sale

The Zombie of Montclaire Moors StatueAugust, 2013 is in its final days and that means that Labor Day, autumn, and a new school year are just around the corner. To celebrate the change in seasons and this final summer holiday, we are holding a Labor Day Sale that begins today, August 29th, and ends on Tuesday, September 3rd. Buy anything from our site during that time and you can take 20% off! That includes the many exquisite objets d'art, functional decor, and stunning Egyptian tables from our Basil Street Gallery, all of our high quality resin garden statues, ornate wall decor, and anything else on our site.

With September just around the corner, it's not too early to start thinking about new decorations for Halloween, especially when you can enjoy that 20% discount. This year, put the fright into guests with one of our zombie statues. Our classic Zombie of Montclaire Moors Statue is about as realistic as you can get short of a full scale Zombie uprising while our new Zombie Gnombie will make your yard a big Halloween hit.

Keep in mind, that you can also save 20% on such beautiful Gothic tables as the regal Lord Raffle's Lion Table and the elegant Chateau Chambord Table. Both of these items are fantastic, hand carved furniture pieces that will add a royal touch to any room.

Of course these are just a few of the hundreds of high quality decor and exquisite items on sale from now until September 3rd. Browse our site to find your favorite decor and enjoy the 20% discount as part of our Labor Day Sale.

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Last Chance to Win $200 for Garden Statuary and More from Design Toscano

"The Great White Shark Fin" StatueToday is August 11th and it's your last chance to win a $200 gift certificate for anything on the Design Toscano site. That $200 is going to be very handy if the interior of your home could use more Gothic decor, or the backyard needs a few more animal garden statues. All you have to do to have an opportunity to win that gift certificate is write a review about one of your favorite Design Toscano items and send it in by the end of the day. It shouldn't take long to write a fun, creative review and it will give you a chance at having $200 to spend on new, unique statues like the Zombie Gnombie. This fun and frightening garden collectible statue shows that no one is exempt from turning into a Zombie, not even wholesome garden gnomes!

Win that gift certificate and you can order Zombie Gnombie and still have enough to spend on a Great White Shark Fin for the pool and one or two of our enchanting garden fairies. The shark fin makes for entertaining, fun decor for any backyard and will be a hit at your summer garden parties. Of course, you can also put more peaceful garden statuary on display such as our popular Dreamland Fairy.

Write a review by the end of today, August 11th, to have a chance at winning $200 to use on stunning animal garden sculptures, fine interior decor, Egyptian art, and more from Design Toscano.

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Egyptian Art as Jewelry

Egyptian Blue Nile Isis BraceletThe ancient Egyptians developed stunning works of art that incorporate symbolism, brilliant gold, deep black jet, and striking combinations of carnelian and lapis lazuli. Their decor, paintings, and sculptures were fit for royalty and indeed most of the works shown in museums were crafted for the nobility. In addition to admiring stunning works of art, Egyptian kings and queens also wore beautiful necklaces and other types of eye-catching jewelry.

Bracelets were also used by ancient Egyptians to accentuate the beauty of hands and ankles. You can do the same in ancient Egyptian fashion with the Egyptian Blue Nile Isis Bracelet. This beautiful, unique jewelry is inspired by items worn more than 3,000 years ago and pays homage to the blue waters of the Nile River with rich cobalt blue and violet glass beads that are displayed in a mesh bracelet with a wide ring that slips over the middle finger.

For a more regal look, you could try the Wings of Isis Necklace and Earring ensemble. This unique jewelry adorns the neck and ears with metal Wings of Isis displaying a faux gold finish.  

Enjoy free regular shipping on beautiful Egyptian jewelry, unique Egyptian tables and other items from Design Toscano until the end of today, Sunday, August 4th. No minimum purchase required!

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Exquisite Basil Street Gallery Décor and More

Trapezophoron Sculptural Winged Lion PedestalFinding the right type of decor can be a challenge, especially if you would rather showcase exquisite, breathtaking items instead of cheap, poorly made statues and trinkets. To avoid buying decorations that don't last or end up being hidden away in the closet instead of being proudly put on display, shop for decor in our Basil Street collection. This is the place to go for unique objets d'art, fantastic functional decor, and stunning Egyptian decorations. In addition, when you buy any of the beautiful items in the Basil Street Gallery from today until Sunday, August 4th, you pay nothing for regular shipping!

Get the beautiful Versailles telephone to answer and make calls in elegant French aristocratic fashion. This stunning functional telephone will look even more distinguished when it sits on top of the Trapezophoron Sculptural Winged Lion Pedestal, a striking item inspired by pedestals found in the ruins of Pompeii. You could also reserve a spot for the Versailles phone on your office desk and use the Winged Lion Pedestal to showcase detailed replicas of ancient works of art such as the Ancient Tang Horse Iron Statue. No matter where you display this and other objets d'art from the Basil Street Gallery, they will lend a distinguished look to your home and business.

Enjoy free regular shipping on unique decor, resin garden statues, and other items from Design Toscano from today until Sunday, August 4th. No minimum purchase required!

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Write a Review about Your Favorite Garden Statuary For a Chance to Win a $200 Gift Certificate!

Shadowed Predator Black Panther StatueWouldn't it be nice to have an extra $200 to spend on high quality resin garden statues and exquisite interior decor? We think so and that's why we are giving away a $200 gift certificate to a lucky customer who writes a review about their favorite animal yard statue, Egyptian decor, or other unique item from Design Toscano. All you have to do to be eligible is write and send us a review about any of the Design Toscano items you have purchased. If you love your Bigfoot Statue, a large Buddha statue, or unique objets d'art from the Basil Street Gallery, it should be pretty easy to find inspiration for a written review.

You can also find inspiration by checking out the decor you could buy with that $200 prize. You could buy a Mischievous Bear Cubs Sculpture, a mesmerizing Black Panther animal garden statue, or finally get the Zombie of Montclaire Moors statue!

Although winning that gift certificate depends on luck of the draw, this is a win-win situation because it's always fun to write about the things you love. What do you have to lose? Pick out your favorite Design Toscano purchase and start writing about it today!

This contest ends on August 11th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Egyptian Art for the Office

Egyptian Pharaoh Pen VesselThe office is far more than a place where you put your work desk. For those of us who spend most of every day in the office, like it or not, that workspace becomes a home away from home. The fact that we put the focus on work doesn't mean that the office should contain nothing more than the bare essentials. While you think you might be lowering overhead by only equipping the office with a desk, computer accessories, and chair, since that makes for an uninspiring workplace, you probably don't get as much work done compared to a much cozier, beautifully decorated office. 

Put up classy Egyptian decorations and the office becomes a place that you look forward to spending time in and seeing. Although you might want to save King Tut's Throne Chair for your personal den, a sculptural bust of Queen Cleopatra will provide a striking, beautiful touch to the office. This elegant work of art pays homage to the famed queen of ancient times with detailed faux gold highlights, a fathomless polished basalt finish, and noble features.

You can also touch up your work desk with such colorful Egyptian themed accessories as an Egyptian Pharaoh Pen Vessel and the wonderful Artifacts of Ancient Egypt Pen Collection. Both of these and other Egyptian-themed accessories display the bright colors and striking symbolism typical of ancient Egyptian art.

Find the best in Egyptian Home Decor, Egyptian Tables, and high quality garden statuary at Design Toscano.

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Fourth of July Savings on Garden Statuary and More Starts Today

Winthrop Court Wall NicheThe Fourth of July is just around the corner and to celebrate America's Independence Day, we are holding a sitewide 4th of July sale. Buy any of the unique items at the Design Toscano site from today until July 5th and you get a 20% discount off of your purchase. That discount makes this week a great one to browse and shop our wide collection of stunning indoor decor, beautiful garden statues, outdoor water fountains, and much more. Buy and save now on realistic animal garden statues such as the striking Lioness with Cub statue. The colors, textures, and carefully sculpted shapes of this beautiful statue make it one of the most life-like lion statues around.

Save on elegant wall decor like the Winthrop Court Wall Niche and the Dove of Peace Bonded Natural Marble Wall Sculpture. These are just two of the many unique wall decor items in our collection that would make excellent gifts for family and friends.

Speaking of gifts, the Basil Street Gallery is another part of our collection that is filled with exquisite, fantastic gifts for folks with refined tastes. Browse the gallery to find fantastic sculptural lamps, replicas of ancient works of art, unique Egyptian decorations, and much more.

Start shopping and saving 20% today on animal garden sculptures, high quality sculptures for garden, and hundreds of other unique decor items from Design Toscano.

This sale ends on July 5th and cannot be combined with other offers.

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Go Big and Bold with Egyptian Art

Egyptian decorations are known for being classic works of art and decor that stand out for their unique subject matter and bold, contrasting hues of jet, gold, lapis lazuli, and carnelian. No matter how big or small, it seems like Egyptian Grand Gilded Egyptian Sphinx Statuedecor stands out in any room but if you were to decorate like the Pharaohs, it's probably safe to say that you would do things big and bold. All we have to do is take one look at the huge Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, and the myriad of items in the tomb of the Boy King to see that the ancient Egyptians preferred to make a statement with very large, and frequently colorful works of art.

Make a similar big, bold statement with impressive Grande-Scale statues such as the Grand Gilded Egyptian Sphinx and a Life-Size Sculpture of Anubis. Both of these big, breathtaking statues are depicted in stunning shades of bright gold, silver, and deep jet-black. The Sphinx statue is over six feet in length while Anubis is over eight feet tall! The large sizes of these high quality, detailed sculptures make them excellent pieces for big rooms, hotel lobbies, and elegant drinking establishments. Complement these striking works of art with the beautiful, golden Grand-Scale Egyptian Urn.

Enjoy a 20% discount on these items and anything else at Design Toscano as part of our Memorial Day Sale from today until May 27th.

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Fill the Backyard with the Beauty of Greek Garden Statues

Hemera, the Goddess of Daylight StatueThe art form of sculpture dates back well over ten thousand years. Nevertheless, the ancient Greeks were one of the first cultures to develop extremely realistic statues. Although the ancient Egyptians had already created many sculptures, very few if any were as realistic as statues crafted by certain Greek artists. Their focus on realism in sculpting probably gave birth to the legend of Medusa being capable of turning people into stone, and provided many a Greek garden and temple with beautiful statues that looked ready to come to life. A lifelike appearance probably became important due in part to the fact that many of those works were created for religious purposes and expected to be worshipped. Although worshipping such statues has long been a thing of the past, realistic Greek and Roman statues still make a classic, bold statement in any backyard.

Sculpted in 365 B.C., the Venus of Arles is a wonder to behold. Although you have to visit the Louvre to see the original sculpture, you can also display an excellent replica of the Venus of Arles in your own backyard. Complement the very classic beauty of this statue with elegant sculptures such as Hemera, the Goddess of Daylight or a statue that pays homage to Botticelli's Birth of Venus.

Find dozens of high quality classic resin garden statues for home, office, hotel, and restaurant at Design Toscano.

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Indoor Elegance with African Statues

Bambara Tribal SculptureAfrica, the second largest continent on Earth, is a place of superlatives. It hosts the longest river in the world, hundreds (if not thousands) of distinct cultures, and the most impressive megafauna on the planet. Africa also plays host to some of the most interesting folk art on Earth, including intricate masks and beautiful, hand-carved wooden objets d'art. Such items add an exotic, classy touch to any room and never cease to be popular choices for interior decor. One such replica of African art that extols the ancient, exotic beauty of this continent is the Bambara Tribal Sculpture. This striking piece is an authentic, very close replica of two foot tall wooden carvings found on headdresses worn by Bambara people during important agricultural rites. It incorporates features of such African animals as antelope and pangolins and symbolizes fertility, growth, and strength.

You can also add a taste of Africa to your home or office with elegant indoor decor such as the Ubuntu African Maiden Statue and the Loving Embrace African Statue. Both of these beautiful indoor statues are made with quality, designer resin and given a beautiful faux bronze appearance. Beautiful details are added to the Ubuntu Statue in the form of a two-tone verdigris bronze finish while the endearing Loving Embrace sculpture features actual metal earrings and draped fabric.

Find the best in African-themed statues, Egyptian decorations, and high quality garden statuary at Design Toscano today.

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How to Find Even More Savings on Unique Decor from the Basil Street Gallery

The Entwined Mermaids Sculptural Floor LampOur Basil Street Gallery is the place to shop for high quality decor and unique objets d'art for home or business. Browse the many pages of Basil Street and you will find everything from high quality replicas of antique Chinese Imperial art to stunning, eye-catching Egyptian tables. Several items are on sale but the surefire way of finding the best savings on items from Basil Street are by purchasing on-sale objets d'art and decor today.

This includes breathtaking, functional decor like the Entwined Mermaids Sculptural Floor Lamp. At over six feet in height, this striking lamp acts as a centerpiece work of art in any room. It features two, exquisite mermaids that wrap their tails around each other and raise their arms to support a classy, frosted white glass shade and a faux verdigris bronze finish.

You will also find replicas of ancient decor like the Tang Horse Iron Statue. This foundry iron statue is cast directly from the original and set on top of an elegant, solid marble base.

Order these quality decor items and any other on-sale item on our site today to get the best deals around.

 

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Further Savings on Egyptian Tables!

Royal Golden Bastet Egyptian Side TableA lot of tables look nice but the ones that take your breath away with stunning beauty are a rare find. Egyptian-themed tables are the exception. Every single one seems to exhibit such an uncommon display of color and striking, sculpted beauty that it would stand out as a fantastic centerpiece decoration even if you didn't happen to use it as a table. A quality Egyptian table accomplishes this feat by showcasing the striking beauty of ancient Egyptian-themed art and stunning, eye-catching hues such as fathomless jet, brilliant gold, handsome carnelian, and eye-catching lapis lazuli. These modern works of art are a wonderful addition to any room and fortunately, there are several available for a fantastic discount as long as you buy them before May 10th.

Since any of our all-sale items gets a 20% discount as part of our Virtual Warehouse Sale from now until May 10th, this is perfect time to buy the Royal Golden Bastet Egyptian Side Table. This stunning table is hand painted in the golden hues so commonly seen in Egyptian art and features three sculptures of Bastet, the Egyptian protector of women and Goddess of joy. Combine this beautiful, functional work of art and more savings with the Golden Egyptian Sphinx Glass-Topped Table to turn your place into an abode fit for ancient royalty.

Buy these beautiful, functional Egyptian decorations and other all-sale items by May 9th and enjoy a 20% discount as part of our Virtual Warehouse Sale.

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New Marble Busts for Sale

The marble bust has a look of distinction that makes it an elegant addition to a living room, den, or office. The classy nature of this timeless work of art also makes it ideal decor for a hotel or restaurant. The bust was a popular genre of sculpture for ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans and continues to be a common sight in distinguished homes and gardens to this day. Today and tomorrow are ideal days for buying certain busts from Design Toscano because you get a 20% discount on any new busts as long as they are purchased by tomorrow, April 24th.

Minerva Sculptural BustAdd a fine, classic touch to your interior decor with a bust of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of Wisdom. Known as Athena by the ancient Greeks, Minerva shows her war-like side with a feather-plumed helmet and breastplate embossed with an image of Medusa. This classic sculpture is a fine replica of an eighteenth century piece crafted by Antonio Canova and is made of bonded marble resin.

To decorate with a replica of much older decor, buy the Apollo Belvedere Bonded Marble Resin Sculptural Bust. This beautiful, very classic bust of the Greek God of youth, light, and masculine beauty was first crafted in bronze by Greek artist "Leochares" in the 4th century BC. The Romans liked this work of art so much that they made a marble copy. That marble version was lost until the 15th century and has been kept in the Vatican ever since.

Save on these fantastic new sculptural busts and dozens of other new items at Design Toscano today.

From today until April 24th, get a 20% discount on any of our new items.

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Egyptian Decor for the Desk

The desk has become the modern-day workplace. Many people spend most of every workday at a desk and if they don't, they usually end up spending at least some time at a desk once they get home. It's where the home computer is and so this where many of us play games, access the Internet, and watch movies even if we also have a mobile device. With so much time being spent at a desk in the workplace and in the home, it's worth it to decorate all of your desks with beautiful, impressive decor.

Forget about putting a few odds and ends on display. Instead, demonstrate nobility, class, and appreciation for ancient art by decorating the desk with Egyptian decorations like the Bastet's Egyptian Altar Timepiece. This functional work of art shows Bastet, Egyptian Cat Goddess and guardian of time, next to a classy quartz timepiece with Roman numerals.

Even putting something as simple as an Egyptian pen holder on the desk will add excitement and mystery to your workspace. The Egyptian Pharaoh Pen Vessel is decorated with authentic hieroglyphics and the image of a Pharaoh. It looks even better when used for holding our Ancient Egypt Pen Collection. Combine these eye-catching items with the intriguing Egyptian Icons Perpetual Calendar Statue to heighten the Egyptian appearance of your desk.

Find the best in quality decor for your desk, home, or business at Design Toscano today.

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Marble Busts for Sale at Design Toscano

Minerva, Roman Goddess of Wisdom: Bonded Marble Resin Sculptural BustThe bust is a distinctive type of sculpture that makes an impressive, classic addition to any room. In addition to be being a thought-provoking sculpture, one of the other benefits of the bust is that it's small size makes it easy to display. Add elegance to the office and hope for inspiration with a classic bust of Minerva, the Goddess of Wisdom. This bonded marble resin bust is a high quality replica of an eighteenth century sculpture by Antonio Canova and could also be used to add a bit of classic elegance to the living room.

Many a bust also looks fantastic in the garden. The Apollo Belvedere Bust with Roman Column Plinth is a beautiful, striking sculpture similar to statues of Apollo that were shown in Roman and British gardens. Indeed, this item is a close replica of a nineteenth century British work of art and is given a faux stone finish to make both bust and column look even more like the original sculptures.

Beauty isn't limited to classical busts. Put the Nubian Kandake Sculptural bust on display to showcase a striking, beautiful bust of a Nubian queen and buy a bust of The Golden Shroud of Tutankhamen for your Egyptian-themed room. 

Save 20% on these quality items, classic Greek garden statues, and everything from the Design Toscano site when ordering today until March 31st.

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Connect with us on Social Media to Learn about Savings on Garden Statuary and More

Visit our website to find the best in Egyptian decorations and other high quality decor but get the latest news on sales, discounts, and other savings by connecting with us via social media. If you haven't done so yet, come "like" us on our Facebook page to learn about blog posts, new decor, and trivia related to our items. We also post information to help you take advantage of our many sales and provide occasional links to museum and art gallery openings.

You can also share pictures of your favorite gargoyle figurines but you might have even more fun pinning images from our Pinterest page. Pinterest is a social site that puts the focus on sharing photos of everything you admire and love. On our page, you get the chance to share images of your own garden retreat, your favorite Halloween decor, and all of your favorite holiday recipes. Of course, you can also see and comment on products that we like, images of amazing castles, and some of our favorite places in the world.

Join us on Twitter!While linking up to us on Facebook and Pinterest, don't forget to connect with us on Twitter. You will get the very latest in alerts and news on sales and other ways to save on the best in high quality resin garden statues.

Find discounts on unique, quality decor at Design Toscano today.

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Last Day to Get Free Regular Shipping on Garden Statuary

Grand Anubis Lidded UrnThe third weekend of March is coming to an end and so is the chance to enjoy free regular shipping on resin garden statues and other quality decor from Design Toscano. To get excellent objets d'art and fantastic decor shipped to your door for free, buy $75 or more from Design Toscano by the end of today, March 17th. 

Find beautiful Egyptian decorations like the Grand Anubis Lidded Urn and the Male Egyptian Telamon Sconce. Use the brightly colored lidded urn to store your most coveted treasures or put it on display as high quality, unique decor. It shows the beautiful blue and gold hues that are a common aspect of classic Egyptian decor and replicas of scenes from Egyptian artifacts.

The Male Egyptian Telamon Sconce is a beautiful example of neoclassical Egyptian art. Painted in faux ebony and gold, this striking sculpture adds character and light to hallways, Egyptian-themed rooms, and any place that could use a combination of lighting and quality decor.

Save on beautiful animal garden statues like Simon the Fox and The Bear Dance. Simon expresses the crafty character of the Red Fox with realistic, intelligent eyes, and the Bear Dance statue is an excellent, detailed replica of a popular nineteenth century painting.

Enjoy free regular shipping on hundreds of high quality decor when purchasing $75 or more at Design Toscano by the end of today, March 17th.

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How to Save More on Egyptian Art

Queen Cleopatra Neoclassical Sculptural BustThe ancient Egyptians created such a beautiful way to decorate pyramids, throne rooms, and temples that it continues to captivate people more than 4,000 years after it was developed. The stunning combination of bright gold, carnelian red, fathomless jet-black, and bold lapis-lazuli blue turn Egyptian decor and statues into bright, eye-catching items that add classic character to any room. These breathtaking items make excellent gifts for anyone who appreciates ancient cultures, history, and unique time-tested decorating themes.

From now until Friday, March 8th, you also get the chance to enjoy excellent discounts on Egyptian items as part of our March Into Spring sale. Buy a spectacular Bust of Queen Cleopatra and you get $20 off the regular price. This bust is painted by hand with faux gold and given a basalt finish to match Alexandrian Period busts of Cleopatra that are on display in Egyptian museums.

Add the stunning Cleopatra Neoclassical Chaise to your order and you enjoy a $100 discount! This breathtaking work of art is carved by hand from solid mahogany, painted with bright faux gold, and features beautiful ebony upholstery. This is a truly fantastic furniture item that adds an elegant accent to any room.

Find this stunning decor and hundreds of beautiful Egyptian-themed items at Design Toscano today.

 

The tiered March into Sale expires on March eighth, cannot be combined with other offers, and includes:

$20 off purchases of $100 or more,

$50 off orders of $200 or more, and

$100 off any orders of $400 or more.

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Marble Busts for Sale

William Shakespeare Sculptural BustThe bust is a form of decor that dates back thousands of years. Long before the ancient Romans and Greeks were putting the busts of deities and politicians on display, the ancient Egyptians were doing the same thing with figures carved in basalt and sandstone. The power of the bust is that it focuses in on the face of a person to show beauty and admirable, noble qualities. We carry marble busts for every decorating theme.

The lovely Veiled Maiden Sculptural Bust is a replica of a stunning nineteenth century work of art done by Raphael Monti. The elegance and impressive artistic nature of the original are faithfully represented in this detailed replica. This is a beautiful, thought provoking indoor statue that will become a conversation piece and be admired by all of your guests.

Actors and fans of the theater will love a desktop bust of the most famous bard in history. The William Shakespeare Sculptural Bust is a quality replica of an original, nineteenth century work of art by Emile Guillemin. You can also pay homage to Shakespeare with a larger bust of his likeness that also works well as garden statuary.

Get hundreds of high quality indoor statues at Design Toscano

 

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