Wonderful Buddha Statue and Medieval Fare

The Skull of Valhalla Viking Warrior Wall StatueMedieval times always have us thinking of knights, castles and damsels in distress, and  of course, there are gargoyles and dragons too.  Design Toscano knight statues and armor wall hangings are the best around.  An example is The Skull of Vahalla Viking Warrior Wall Statue which is 12” tall and the very essence of fierce and dominating.  He was once a Viking warrior and now he still fights on with his long beard and horned helmet.  He is a wonderful addition to any room.

For lovers of the Asian theme that we present in many of our outdoor sculpture such as our Japanese garden statues, now is the time consider bringing the theme inside.  There is no better way to do that than to acquire our  Sukhothai Buddha Wall Sculpture.  This detailed wall sculpture of the Sukhothai Buddha is 11” high and greatly detailed from the flame on his head to the peaceful and serene aspect of his face.  This might add some serenity to a yoga room.

Everyone has heard of Faberge eggs, but did you know that we have some (beautiful replicas) in our Basil Street Gallery?  These are called the Renaissance Faberge-style Enameled Eggs: Couleur Verte and Couleur Rose and if you never thought you’d own one, think again.  These beautiful eggs are done in fine detail  of high quality enamel and would make an excellent gift , either as a set or just one gorgeous egg.



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A Life Sized Knight

Medieval Knight of the Round Table Life-Size StatueFrom gargoyles, dragons, Gothic creatures and knight statues, we have an extensive collection of items in the medieval theme.  We have small knights that can play chess and for something just a bit larger we have the Medieval Knight of the Round Table Life-size Statue.  That’s right this six foot knight might even be taller than you are.  Wearing 16th Century Italian armor and chain mail and of course, carrying a large sword, he will protect you against anyone in your castle.

The Asian collection at Design Toscano is comparable to none with beautiful Japanese garden statue and pagoda shaped sculpture to depictions of Asian gods.  A beautiful bust for a home with Asian décor is The Asian Goddess Yuan-Yin Sculptural Bust.  This peaceful and finely detailed sculpture depicts Yuan-Yin with a serene and tranquil facial expression and would be a great addition to a mediation area or perhaps a yoga room.

Our animal statues vary from the serene mother lion with her cub to the quirky and fun Meerkat statue that are always playing and goofing around.  If you think your yard is more fun than a barrel of monkeys you definitely need the Hanging Jungle Monkey Statue.  This monkey is 37” from his fingertips to his toes.  He is swaying on one arm and is so realistic you’ll want to hide your bananas.

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Wonderful Gothic and Medieval Furniture Pieces

Nettlestone Library EnsembleAll of these items are part of our sale collection.

Our outdoor furniture is fun and definitely statuesque, but our indoor furniture is always special and different from anything else you might see.  From the era of our knight statues comes a special piece that would have been at home in any lord’s castle, our Nettlestone Library Ensemble.   This is an amazing piece of furniture that when it is closed looks like a bookcase and yet it opens into a nice little café sized table with comfortable chairs.  Don’t be surprised when you find the hidden compartments in the table!

Broadgate Grand Presentation CaseIn keeping with the theme of books and old libraries, one of our gothic tables is just the right piece for your sitting room.  The sculpture is called Power of Books Sculptural Glass-Topped Side table.  This hand painted Design Toscano exclusive is a stack of books sculpted in designer resin with a glass top.  It is a wonderful piece for your library or any room where you like to curl up with a good book.

Everyone collects something and when they have pieces that they love they want a beautiful place in which to display them.  The Broadgate Grand Presentation Case is just the furniture piece in which to do that.  This handsome case is carved like our greenmen furniture out of hardwood with Corinthian columns and egg and dart molding.  The glass shelving can be adjusted to display your collection at its very best.



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Knights and Somewhat Different Sculpture

Fourth of July Sale
Knights of the Digital Realm Sculptural BookendsDon’t forget that the Fourth of July 20% off Sale ends on July 5, come in and browse now.
Design Toscano has knight statues of all types from standing and riding knights to bookend and chess set knights.  One knight sculpture that everyone will find useful is our Knights of the Digital Realm Sculptural Bookends.   This wonderful depiction of Teutonic knights on horseback has been designed by our artist as bookends to hold CDs and other digital media.  The stone walls are created high enough to give support to anything in those little plastic packs.  This would make a great gift.

Oak King Greenman Wall SculptureDuring this great sale you will need to browse through the many different things that are found in the Basil Street Gallery from statues, to furniture and wall sculpture, there is something for everyone there.  You might be interested in The Creation Wall Sculptures which will bring the wonder of the Sistine Chapel into your home.  This is a 3-dimensional replica of the hand of God giving life to man with a set of wonderfully sculpted arms and hands; impressive down to the last detail.

Our greenmen collection is also filled with wonderful and large wall sculpture that can find a place on your patio or in your den.  The fascinating Oak King Greenman Wall Sculpture is an incredibly detailed Gothic piece of the king that ruled the summer solstice.  He is a foot wide and has the woodsy look of all our marvelous greenmen.

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Lucky Elephants, Balinese Figures and more in the 4th of July Sale

The Design Toscano Fourth of July Sale will continue from June 28th until July 5th featuring 20% off the entire site, so come in and pick up that extra piece that will make your decor come together.

Perhaps you may want to browse our outdoor elephant statues for the pachyderm that will find a perfect spot in your yard.  The Good Luck Trunk Up Baby Elephant Statue is always perfect in almost any spot. Even though this is a “baby” elephant, the sculpture still stands over five feet tall from toe to trunk tip.  This cute guy shows just a bit of tusk growing and has the sweet face of a young animal. 

Authentic Foundry Iron Balinese Yogi: Meditation Iron SculptureTo complete your Asian theme, we have Japanese garden statues, Buddha statues and many other Far Eastern pieces of décor.  Yoga is so popular now you might be interested in the Authentic Foundry Iron Balinese Yogi: Meditation Iron Sculpture.  This sculpture will fit in any Asian or Contemporary décor and while only 7 inches high, the sculpture is so detailed that you can check your own yoga stance against this figure. 

Knights of Blenheim Palace: Red KnightDuring this sale is a great time to pick any of our knight statues.  We have several standing knights and also a few riding on horseback.  The Knights of Blenheim Palace:  Red Knight Sculpture is part of this series and is over a foot tall, riding a horse whose armor is finished in reddish metallic tone.  The knight is in full armor, elaborately detailed with his sword drawn. 


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Japanese Cranes, Evil Skull and a Gothic Knight

Outdoor Garden Water FountainsWhen looking for an Asian décor scheme for your yard, the art of the many Asian countries can be mixed to create a wonderful look.  We have Japanese garden statues, Asian gods and many other items from the Far East.  A special look for an oriental theme might be the Large Bronze Crane: Set.  These large cranes are the Asian symbol of peace and can be bought as a set or separately.   The curved neck crane is a little over 3 feet tall and the straight neck crane is three and a half feet tall.  They are both piped to be fountains and are just lovely pieces for a peaceful garden.

For something entirely different, you need only look as far as the large selection of items in our Marble Busts for Sale section.   There are, of course, many classic pieces of sculptural busts for sale, but also some of the more crazy selections.  An example of this is the Evil Skull Jester Wall Sculpture.  This charming fellow is a skull, who is grinning away and dressed in a medieval jester outfit.  He’s fun, but not for everyone.

Many people love the medieval theme, but perhaps without the skull and our beautiful knight statues are just the right thing for this theme.  We have the traditional knights in the usual armor and then we have knights from certain castles and different periods of history.  A very nice piece is the Royal Gothic Knight of Castel Tures.  This is a Gothic Italian knight sculpted with exquisite detail including the rams head helmet and his hand painted tunic in three colors. 

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Asian and Knight Statues

The Asian theme is one of the most popular for serenity gardens and also for meditative indoor spaces.  Our Japanese garden statues and other Asian works of art abound with that flavor of the Orient that makes wonderful home décor.  One collection that is large are the Japanese geisha statues. One lovely set is the Japanese Faux Ivory Okimono Geisha Collection: Holding Mirror and Holding Fan.  These gracious geisha figures are done in a faux ivory finish with incredible detail in their gowns and their appropriate stances.  One is holding a lovely mirror and the other a folded fan.  They are sold separately or as a set.

Japanese Faux Ivory Okimono Geisha Collection: Holding Mirror & Holding FanMedieval times have become a décor favorite for many people, some from seeing movies about the times and others from reading books such as the stories of King Arthur and his knights.  If you have some medieval tales that you would like to show off we have the knight statues that will do the trick. These are the Arthurian Knight Bookends which have a knight on each bookend sculpted in a different stance.  One is on the lookout for trouble dressed in his armor and the other is all ready to fight with his shield in front of him.  These are classics.

We also have very contemporary sculpture for those who would like that in their décor.   In our always striking Basil Street Gallery there is the wonderful Swept Away Sculpture depicting  two young lovers in a resin glass-like sculpture that will charm everyone.

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A Little Bit of Everything from Design Toscano

Stacked Frogs Cast Iron StatueMany of our well designed reptiles love to have fun in the garden like the tortoise statue does.  We have iguanas, tortoises, turtles, snakes and many fun frogs.  One of our fun frog sculptures is the Stacked Frogs Cast Iron Statue.  This statue is done in cast iron, so is weighty enough to hold open a door and really attractive in a green patina.  There are four frogs piled one on top of the other from the biggest to the smallest, maybe starting a game of leap frog.

Our garden statues gnomes are sculptures for the yard that work hard, sleep hard and sometimes just want to have fun.  One of their fun sculptures is the Dancing Duo Garden Gnome Statues.  This gnome couple seems to be doing the dosey doe, swinging their partner to music that only they can hear.  They are dressed in traditional gnome with the red hats and the long beard on mister gnome, dancing around your flowers or vegetables.

If you are interested in a medieval theme in your yard, we are always getting more and more medieval statues and artifacts.  A very authentic knight statue is the Replica 13th Century Medieval Warrior Soldier Lost Wax Bronze Statue that stands four feet tall and is cast from a 19th Century French bronze statue. 

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Gothic Tables and Knights

Gulp the Gargoyle Pewter Gothic Bottle OpenerDesign Toscano is full of marvelous items that you might give as gifts for any occasion.  We have very interesting things in our gargoyle gifts section that won’t be seen anywhere else.  Such an item is our Gulp the Gargoyle Pewter Gothic Bottle Opener.   This stainless steel bottle opener with a gargoyle in pewter as the grip will be the talk of any party and certainly will be a well appreciated gift.  This is a Design Toscano exclusive.

The tables in our Gothic table collection are second to none in their individuality and clever design.  They are also sculpted with great attention to detail.  The Lord Raffles Lion Leg Side Table is a great addition to any living room or family room.  There are four lion heads and the table feet are the lions’ paws.  This exclusive item is part of our Lord Samford Raffles furniture collection.

A fine complement to any of our Gothic tables is one of our knight statues.  The Medieval Charging Knight and Horse Sculpture is just the right fit for any of the Gothic or Egyptian side tables in our collections.  This is a well sculpted knight in full battle gear on his horse charging off to battle.

Hurry to save on fountains!  Now through June 4th is our Fountain Sale where we offer 20% off of all fountains!!


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Japanese Sculpture and Other Interesting Things

We have so much for the person who wants to bring an Asian theme to their yard that it will be hard to choose just one statue.  In the Japanese garden statues, there is the wonderfully tall Serene Asian Man Solid Bronze Garden Statue.  This detailed figure of an Asian man is over 3 feet tall and is depicted carrying two potted plants on chains hanging from a bar over his shoulders.  This bronze piece would be the centerpiece for any Asian themed garden and will bring a sense of purpose and serenity to your garden.

A Knight to Remember Gothic Bath Tissue HolderMany of our Design Toscano exclusive sculptures are created as something out of the ordinary.  That is especially true of A Knight to Remember Gothic Bath Tissue Holder.  This sculpture has a job to do and as a true knight he does it with dignity and style.  He is wall mounted and cast in resin with hand painted details that will make you think he is right there with you.

Oftentimes, our Gothic tables collection has some freaky and even scary things, but at other times there are just some items of different, but lovely décor.  Such is the case with the Medieval Strong Box Ottoman now on sale.  This strong box is actually a convenient storage space and is covered with soft tufted upholstery.  There is exquisite detail in the wood carving and it is just a superior piece.

Want 20% off? You can get 20% off everything we sell until 5/31/11 during our Memorial Day Sale - Please use priority code  MEMDAY11 at checkout!



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Mystical and Prehistoric

Gigantic Dinosaur Bone SculptureThere have been at least two television series and more than one movie this year concerning the time of King Arthur.  This rise in interest has made our knight statues more popular than ever.  We always want to bring you what you are looking for and now in the King Arthur Avalon theme we have the Mystical Unicorn of Avalon Sculpture.  This wonderful example of our animal sculpture shows all his musculature and lies on the ground at one yard long.  This exclusive unicorn has a marvelous horn and is perfect for the garden.

We like to do statues and other sculpture in a big way for the outside as we have done so successfully with our bigfoot garden statue.  What child or adult would not want to visit your yard if you had a Gigantic Dinosaur Bone Sculpture there.  This Design Toscano Exclusive sculpture is of a huge dinosaur bone and lies over three and a half feet long.  You'll be the first in the neighborhood to have one.

You know we have large animal sculptures that are wonderfully made, like our outdoor elephant statues, but did you know we have prehistoric animals as well.  These were probably not sculpted from life, but are still very lifelike and fun.  One of the largest is Boris the Brontosaurus Garden Dinosaur Statue, who is seven feet tall and obviously will stand out in any garden.  Take at look at Boris and our other large outdoor creatures.

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Need Unusual Décor? It's Design Toscano To The Rescue!

Aurora and Hespera: Sculptural Greenmen Wall MasksWhen it comes to unique décor, no one can top Design Toscano for its variety and the unique nature of its many statues and ornaments.  A wall mask is a very interesting thing with which to decorate and in our greenmen collection we have a few, one set of which is very compelling. That is the Aurora and Hespera: Sculptural Greenmen Wall Masks which signify the dawn (Aurora) and the dusk (Hespera).  These delicate leaf shaped masks with very detailed features were originally done in silver, but now we are able to present them in a more affordable, but no less attractive resin.

A table does not need to be a boring piece of wood with four legs you can liven up your rooms with some of our unconventional Egyptian tables.  The Royal Golden Bastet Egyptian Side Table has a base of three golden images of the Egyptian goddess of joy, Bastet, which is a cat like figure.  Above this base  is an 18 inch round glass table top with plenty of room for drinks, food, or a small lamp.  This will be a conversation piece.

Design Toscano is happy to present as many knight statues as we are able since the medieval theme is so popular today.  One of these wonderful statues is not only a decorative piece, but functional as well.  That is The Black Knight Fireplace Tool Ensemble which carries a shovel, broom and poker for your fireplace use and a halberd to protect everyone.
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The Medieval Theme

Medieval times are very popular at present with shows like "Game of Thrones" and "Merlin" on television and in the movies.  Design Toscano has many medieval items and knight statues for you to design your home with.  One of the best knights is the Knights of the Castle Great Wall Sculpture – Knight with Halberd.  This knight is mounted on your wall surrounded by a wooden fortress wall, with his halberd, guarding your space.  He is another Design Toscano exclusive.

Checkmate Knight and King Wall Sculpture SetEvery Knight and Lady needs a castle to return home to and to be protected by.  Not many people have seen a castle as a table but among our Gothic tables we have Lord Langton's Castle Glass-topped Sculptural Table.  Imagine seating your guests next to this wonderful and functional castle sculpted in great detail.  The glass top has room for several drinks and other items.

Nothing says medieval more that chess pieces and if this is your décor you probably have a medieval chess set.  In our marble busts for sale area, we have the ultimate wall sculpture to complement your theme.  This is our Checkmate Knight and King Wall Sculpture Set.  A great wall sculpture depicting the knight and king of chess set fame in a large wall pieces done in resin with an antique finish.
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MOTHER'S DAY SALE APRIL 26TH THROUGH APRIL 30TH

The Castle by the Sea SculptureDesign Toscano is having a great MOTHER'S DAY SALE with 20% off the whole site from April 26th through April 30th.  This is the time to buy mom the great indoor or outdoor décor that she has always wanted.  She will like our many knight statues, but what about a castle.  The Castle by the Sea Sculpture is a wonderful recreation of the type of sand castles that we all would have liked to make if we were artists.  Mom can remember her times going to beach with her mom and with her kids with this great sculpture.

Many moms love animals and we have wonderful lifelike animal sculpture like our tiger sculpture and other wild animals.  If mom is a dog lover, she might like to have a nice sculpture in her yard or patio like the adorable Lifting a Leg Naughty Boston Terrier Dog Statue.  This statue has a red fire hydrant and an adorable, lifelike Boston Lifting a Leg Naughty Boston Terrier Dog StatueTerrier doing what a dog would do at a hydrant.  This one will cause a lot of comment and smiles.

What mother would not love a statue that depicts children playing, gardening or even hanging from tree limbs.  In the style of our Greek garden statues, we have several marble statues of children wonderfully sculpted by our artists.  The Hide and Seek Garden Sculpture will remind mom of all the kids playing outside in the summer's evenings, running and hiding around the yard. 

The sale begins April 26th and runs through April 30th and is 20% of the entire site.

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Slightly Different Outdoor Statues

Celtic Circle of Life StatueWe have highlighted many of the male gods and fighter statues from the Greek times so now it is time for the Beautiful Ladies of Greece statues.  The Greeks made statues of many of their goddesses and most of them were not wearing clothes.  This highlighted their beauty even more.  The Goddess Aurora Statue is a tall figure depicting the Goddess dancing with swirling scarves. 

Our knight statues, many of which are indoor statues, bring the medieval times back to life.  If you are doing a medieval theme in your garden and are looking for outdoor statues in addition to a knight or two, you might like this large Celtic Circle of Life Statue which adds the Celtic component of medieval life to your décor. 

Ibo-Odo, the Garden PygmyOur Greenmen collection is totally different and unusual with statues that become faces on trees and strange faces on wall spaces.  The Winthrop Manor Greenman Door Knocker will dress up your front door in a different way.  An outdoor sculpture that fits well with the quirkiness of the collection is Ibo-Odo the Garden Pygmy Statue is totally original with Design Toscano, and will add fun to your garden.
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Take a Look Inside the Gallery

Dance of the Water Lilies Stained Glass WindowOur Basil Street Gallery is full of delightful treats for both indoor and outdoor décor and you should take a browse through it and you might be surprised what you will find.  These items are all on sale too.  The beautiful, yet understated Dance of the Water Lilies Stained Glass Window now on sale and a beautiful addition to your home that will blend in with any décor.

If you have been impressed with our large Buddha statue be sure to take a close look at the large Buddha head  ornament in the Gallery.  The Serene Buddha Grande Wall Frieze is now sale priced and just a magnificent piece to have on your wall.  This sculpture is 2 ft. tall and has a bronze finish.

Greek Ironwork Spartan HelmetIf you have a collection of knight statues, the Gallery has some accessories for that collection. On sale now is the Greek Ironwork Spartan Helmet which is a proud table ornament reminiscent of the Spartans, one of the greatest fighting forces ever.  The colorful General Guan Yu statue would also fit in well with knights and other warriors.
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Knights and Other Battling Statues

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table Sculptural SetAll manner of medieval stories, movies and television shows are the rage now from Camelot to Merlin and we have some wonderful knight statues that will bring the stories home.  Our collection contains freestanding knight statues which are replicas of those seen in ancient castles.  The knight sculpture wall ornaments add stateliness to any room.  In keeping with the Camelot theme, we have the King Arthur and Knights of the Round Table Sculptural Set which is very colorful with all the knights dressed in their formal attire.

The Temple of Thutmose III ConsoleMany other battles throughout the ages are depicted by the statues in our Basil Street Gallery.  These range from Zulu warriors, Greek and Roman charioteers to statues of the Greek gods taking on their enemies.  A nice table sculpture is Raphael: The Archangel Sculpture with his great wings and his sword ready to do battle for good over evil. 

These knights and battle statues need to have a great display setting.  Design Toscano has several beautiful Egyptian tables that would blend with any warriors even those of medieval times.  Several of the glass tables really show off all views of the sculptures sitting on them.  The Temple of Thutmose III Console is subtle yet would show off any sculpture to its true beauty.
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Add A Touch of Medieval Chivalry To Your Home!

Medieval Knight of the Round Table Life-Size StatueDesign Toscano's exclusive Knight Statues bring an elegant air of chivalry and antiqueness that no other retailer could offer. Our beautiful, meticulously detailed indoor statues will complement perfectly your Medieval home decor.

Our Medieval Knight of the Round Table Life-Size Statue will amaze your guests and visitors with its grandness and nobility.

At six feet tall, this incredibly detailed knight sculpture in shining armor is a medieval statement piece! Whether standing guard alone or paired to flank an entrance, our high-quality, fiberglass-reinforced resin sculpture is clad in 16th-century, Italian-style armor and proudly displays a medieval sword and chain-mail armor. This ruggedly handsome warrior sculpture transforms any home bar, entertainment area or recreation room into something truly magnificent!

The Black Knight Fireplace Tool Ensemble is a beautiful foundry iron replica of a French antique. This gothic décor piece is not only an awe-inspiring work of art, but, as a fireplace tool ensemble, it is also useful! Place this piece by your fireside and take advantage of this Black Knight's tools anytime! 
Our exclusive knight and his halberd stand ready with poker, broom, and shovel to service your fireplace on command. Over 15 pounds of solid foundry iron like the original French antique, it’s been powder-coated for longevity. Spectacular amidst your other antiques, this functional work of decorative art has a unique style popular throughout the ages.

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Gallant Knight Statues For Your Castle

Knights represent bravery, courage, and chivalry. Their depictions are always beautiful and bold, and so our Design Toscano's replicas of Knight statues, which are abundant in our medieval home decor collection. 
The King’s Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight Replica
The King’s Guard Sculptural Half-Scale Knight Replica is one of our most popular knight statues, and one of the least expensive as well.
 
At more than a yard tall, this incredibly detailed, museum replica knight is a true statement piece! Whether standing guard alone or paired to flank an entrance, our 26 lb. quality designer resin museum replica is clad in 16th-century style Italian armor, proudly displaying his sword and a chestplate emblazoned with intricately sculpted lions. Features a two-tone metallic finish.

The Medieval Knight of the Round Table Statue is one of our only life-size Knight statues! 
 
At six feet tall, this incredibly detailed knight sculpture in shining armor is a medieval statement piece! Whether standing guard alone or paired to flank an entrance, our high-quality, fiberglass-reinforced resin sculpture is clad in 16th-century, Italian-style armor and proudly displays a medieval sword and chain-mail armor. This ruggedly handsome warrior sculpture transforms any home bar, entertainment area or recreation room into something truly magnificent!
 
To shop more of Design Toscano's Knight Statues, visit our Medieval home decor and gothic décor collections online today!
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Elegant Accents For Your Home

Carefully crafted, Design Toscano's dramatically different candles holders, lamps, clocks, phones and wall plaques perfectly accentuate any home decor. Classic keepsakes like our Faberge eggs are museum-quality home accent pieces, while our bar and pub accessories tastefully heighten any celebration.
Bastet's Egyptian Altar Timepiece
Bastet's Egyptian Altar Timepiece is the perfect Egyptian home decor piece for any room! We all know that every home in this country is in dire need of some Egyptian decorations!
 
Bastet, the Egyptian cat goddess, is a guardian of time, said even to control the ripening of crops. Crafted in quality designer resin and hand-painted in an ornate Egyptian palette, our cat figurine proudly perches atop an ornate pedestal to showcase her quality quartz timepiece with Roman numerals.

The Love Letter Sculptural Box is an elegant and stylish medieval home decor piece for your castle.
 
You’ll be delighted by the Victorian nostalgia of this sweet cherub penning a letter of love! Intricately sculpted with a tender rosebud and a chubby-cheeked fellow, this Toscano-exclusive treasure box is cast in quality designer resin and finished in faux ivory and gold. Lift the lid to store your tiny treasures-of-the-heart inside.

To shop for more elegant home accents, like Egyptian tables or Knight statues, visit Design Toscano's accent and gift collection online today! 
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