Outdoor Elephants and Rainy Day Gnomes

Raised Expectations Elephant Wall SculptureDesign Toscano has many beautiful outdoor elephant statues, some wonderfully sculpted like the lucky elephant with his trunk held high and some that can be used as tables or chairs.  One of the most unusual is the Raised Expectations Elephant Wall Sculpture depicting three elephants with tusks raising their trunks coming out of a garden wall.  This would great in a space with an African theme.

Our adorable garden statues gnomes are always doing something in the garden, but every day is not a sunny day so our gnomes have to seek Rodin’s The Cathedrasome shelter from the rain.  This adorable statue is called Rainy Day Gnomes: Under an Umbrella Garden Statue and shows a man and a lady gnome, each with their red hats, and he with his long white beard, seeking shelter under an umbrella.  This cute statue would look great in any flower garden.

In our marble busts for sale section we have many sculptures by our artists and also some wonderful reproductions of famous pieces of sculpture.  Our replica of Rodin’s The Cathedral is done in quality foundry iron casting of the “hands of love” and is on a solid black marble base for a very classic look.

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The X Factor in Décor

Décor at Design Toscano can be simple and elegant but it can also be a little on the quirky side of decoration.  Our crazy meerkat sculpture is a fine example of the different side of outdoor décor.  We believe that you will find The Raven's Perch Zombie Statue to be a bit out of the ordinary, but perhaps ideally suited for your home.  This nightmare in your yard was hand painted by artist Gary Chang to depict a zombie hand rising from underground.  A strikingly realistic raven has found this hand to be a perfect place to perch.  Of course, this is a Design Toscano exclusive.

Perseus Beheading Medusa Bonded Marble StatueSince you know you would never find this anywhere else, this entry in our gargoyle figurines is a Design Toscano exclusive.  He is the Legend of the Cambridge Hopping Gargoyle Sculpture.  The mystery story to this figure is that there was a "hopping creature" that left gargoyle tracks (if we know what those are) outside Cambridge, England.  He was never seen, but our artist, Richard Warsin, designed this wonderful figure with a smirky smile and glint in his eye as what he imagined the Cambridge gargoyle would look like.

We have some many interesting items in our marble busts for sale section that it is hard to highlight just one.  However, if any statue ever had the X factor it is the Perseus Beheading Medusa Bonded Marble Statue. When looking for a beheading statue, nothing is cleaner and more realistically sculpted than this table top conversation piece now on sale.

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Take a Nap in Your Garden

Precious Slumber Baby Angel Bonded Marble StatueYour outdoor space is a place for relaxing, perhaps putting up a hammock and taking a nap.  We have joyful little creatures that will also look adorable napping in your garden such as this one in our marble busts for sale section.  It is the Precious Slumber Baby Angel Bonded Marble Statue and is on sale at a great price.  These little cherubs are fast asleep, safe from everything surrounded by angel's wings. 

While our garden statues gnomes are usually a pretty active bunch either gardening or doing some other outdoor activity, we do have a few slackers in the bunch.  For the sleepy side of your Afternoon Nap Angel Sculpturegarden you might enjoy Snoozing Booker the Garden Gnome Statue.  He is lucky that he is smaller than a mushroom so that he can lean up against it and take a nap since reading his book must have tired him out.

Angels always seem to be falling asleep in the garden; it must be the smell of the flowers and the warmth of the sunlight.  We have another one in our stone garden angel collection.  This is the Afternoon Nap Angel Sculpture where the little angel has fallen asleep in a basket of flowers leaning his head on his wing. 
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Angels and Gnomes

Ares and Aphrodite Bonded Marble StatueAll gardens want to be blessed for beautiful and strong plant growth and they all need a touch of good humor too.  For this you need angels and gnomes from Design Toscano.  We have several garden statues gnomes who are busily performing many of the garden tasks necessary to make their garden grow.  The adorable Mushroom Hunters Garden Gnome Statue depicts two gnomes somewhat dwarfed by a mushroom which they are trying to pull up for their dinner.  We're sure it's not a toadstool.

There are so many angels and cherubs in our stone garden angel collection that you are bound to find one that will cheer and bless your garden.  If you need a little light, the Lighting the Heavens Grande Cherub Sentinal Statue Set is just the thing.  These two little cherubs are each holding a torch to light the way into your entranceway or patio.

Not only do we have a wide selection of statues and busts, we have a great many of them on sale in our marble busts for sale area.  For the romantics in the crowd we have the marvelous Ares and Aphrodite Bonded Marble Statue.  Ares has his spear ready for war, but his arm around Aphrodite always ready for love.
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Women of Marble

Women have often been the object of sculpture and certainly beautiful ones at that.  The Greek goddesses have all been memorialized, there are many sculptures of the Madonna and of course Design Toscano has many of these and some lesser known statues as well.  In the stone garden angel category we have beautiful angels and other memorials.  There are Celtic crosses but if you don't want to use just the cross as décor, yet want a true Celtic feel, the Celtic Warior Princess statue would be a great solution.  It consists of a Celtic cross with a colorful dragon wrapped around it and kneeling in front is a beautiful woman warrior, with sword in hand ready to defend the land.

Venus of Arles SculptureWe stock many beautiful statues of the Madonna in many poses, praying, with the Infant, standing serenely and many more for you to choose from.  An interesting one is the Madonna of the Harpies Bonded Marble Statue which is currently on sale in our marble busts for sale section.  The statue is of the Madonna and Child surrounded by two adoring cherubs.  It is peaceful and gentle filled with love for children.

Venus, of course, has been a topic for many artists and sculptors over the centuries as she is known as the most beautiful woman in the world in the classical sense.  We have a two foot statue of Venus in our Basil Street Gallery that could be displayed anywhere as a piece of fine art. This piece is the Venus of Arles Sculpture a marvelous replica of the original which is displayed in the Louvre in Paris. 
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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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Greek Gods in Your Yard

Our company does not shirk when it comes to portraying the ancient Greeks and we have several within our marble busts for sale area.  The Greek gods look marvelous when they are well done in detailed sculpture much as if most of their day is spent at the gym.  The Pan, Greek God of the Forest Statueleader of the gods is Zeus and we have Zeus, King of the Greek Gods Bonded Marble Statue on sale right now.  He carries a lightning bolt and keeps all the other Greek statues and gods in the neighborhood in line.

Male Greek garden statues need to be strong, powerful and beautiful and that certainly describes the Farnese Hercules Statue.  Our muscular Hercules is depicted as he rests after one of his strenuous quests in this replica of the famous statue that was made for the emperor Caracalla.  Don't let your male friends get too jealous of him.

"Delightful" is how our smaller joyful statues have been described, especially our garden cherub statues.  Another Greek god statue that we present is the equally delightful Pan, Greek God of the Forest Statue.  Pan is an adorable bronze statue playing his famous flute and entertaining all the forest animals. 
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Horses of History and Mythology

Horses have always had a place in history certainly in the times that they were the primary mode of transportation.  They also have a place in mythology and sometimes those lines are blurred.  In our Basil Street Gallery we have the Legendary Trojan Horse Sculpture a Ancient Tang Horse Iron Statuefour foot sculpture into which the artist sculpted Greek and Trojan battle scenes.  This horse will be a conversation piece for years as friends discuss the detailed artwork and depicted battle scenes.

We have an area called marbles busts for sale and indeed there are marble busts in that area, but also many other delighted pieces of décor at great prices.  One of these items is the historical Ancient Tang Horse Iron Statue now at a new lower price.  This statue is a casting of the Chinese antique and is wonderfully done in iron and aged patina.

Mythological horses have been depicted in marble and demand a place in the garden just as the Buddha outdoor statues do.  Our Grand Pegasus Winged Horse Sculpture is the greatest horse in mythology done in marble and with wings spread standing proudly in any outdoor area.
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The Best in Outdoor Décor

Siamese Fighting Fish Asian Bronze Garden StatueDesign Toscano has the best in outdoor décor.  Not only are the pieces sculpted well by excellent artists, they maintain a wide selection to offer the shopper plenty of options for their outdoor space.  In the area of Japanese garden statues of course there is our large sumo wrestler.  We have many Asian themed statues and one of the most interesting is the Siamese Fighting Fish Asian Bronze Garden Statue.  This fighting fish, sculpted in great detail in bronze, is a wonderful garden piece even if you don't have a pond.

For more excellent outdoor décor, please look at our marble busts for sale.  These articles can be used indoors also and sometimes the patio in between is just the place for a lovely statue.  One of the nicest ones is The Pieta Bonded Marble Statue now on sale is at a wonderful price.  This sorrowful, yet beautiful statue can lend peace to any area of your home.

We can't talk enough about our outdoor garden water fountains because there are such a variety of them.  Many people picture outdoor fountains being done in marble or stone, but Design Toscano has a nice collection of bronze outdoor fountains also.  A nice addition to the pond or pool area are The Duck Pond Family Spitting Duck Bronze Statues which depicts two cute ducks with water flowing from their beaks.

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Does Your Yard Have Enough Busts?

Augustus Inlaid Marble ColumnAny outdoor space of any size can use another bust or two especially when we have marble busts for sale.  What is a bust?  Not an unusual question, these are skillfully carved sculptures of the heads of famous people, often people of the ancient times such as Greek or Roman and religious figures done in beautiful marble.  These sculptures often are accompanied by a marble or stone pillar such as the Augustus Marble Column with the sculpted head of Caesar Augustus on a marble stand which is now on sale. 

The amazing sculptured busts of our greenmen collection can find a place in any outdoor space. They like to attach to wall spaces and trees and have a great overview of the whole party.  Some are quirky and fun like the Oakman Greenman Wall Sculpture.  Others are just charming and endearing like the Bashful Wood Sprite Wood Sculpture, this and others are waiting to find a place in your yard.

Oakman Greenman Wall SculptureLife is stressful these days and many people like to create a peaceful and tranquil area in their yard to just be quiet in.  Often these meditation gardens will have an oriental theme.  We have Buddha outdoor statues that will fit nicely with this thematic.  One of the best is the Tranquil Buddha Solid Bronze Garden Statue which would make a wonderful centerpiece for this type of garden space.
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From Small to Big Garden Statues

Mystic Wanderer Garden Gnome StatueWe have every type of statue that you could want for a yard or even an estate.  Everyone knows though that you need to have a gnome to make your space complete and we have gnomes.  The garden statues gnomes range from the magical Mystic Warrior Garden Gnome Statue who has the wild look of a wizard in the snow to Sammy the Swinging Gnome Statue a happy guy just enjoying a nice summer swing in the shade of a tree.  The most fun statue is the Garden Gnome's Toadhouse Statue with a gnome on a bridge that covers a little hidey hole for the things that crawl or hop into your yard.

If you have a large area and you're not afraid he'll step on your gnomes, you should check the Big Foot garden statue.  This Yeti statue will cause a stir when people start seeing him in your yard.  Another great addition is the Bashful Yeti Tree Sculpture who just peeks around your tree to see if all is well in your garden.

St. Michael Archangel statueTo go from the small to the big to the sublime, we have marble busts for sale.  At great prices you can get the St. Michael Archangel statue, the Madonna of the Harpies and many more marble busts and statues for sale.
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Free Shipping For The Next 3 Days!

For the next three days only, save big bucks on your heavy purchases, with free shipping on everything Design Toscano has to offer! 

To take advantage of this great deal, browse through all of Toscano's heaviest items! Garden statuary, marble busts for sale, bronze garden sculptures and more!
Mermaid of the Isle of Capri
The Mermaid of the Isle of Capri is made from the authentic “lost wax” bronze in a two-tone finish reminiscent of the classic European garden art. With this heavy piece, you'll be sure to save on shipping for the next three days!
From hundreds of individual scales to her flowing tresses, our mermaid seems wondrously alive in this exceptionally detailed, two-toned lost wax bronze sculpture. Part-maiden, part-fish, our lush mermaid casts her legendary lure at garden’s edge or, with the addition of a pump, as a fountain for your pond or pool. This heavyweight quality bronze lets fellow gardeners know that you take the beauty of the exterior of your home as seriously as the interior.

Hebe, the Goddess of Youth SculptureHebe, the Goddess of Youth Sculpture is a large marble statue by artist Bertel Thorwaldsen (1768-1844) Thorwaldsen Museum, Copenhagen.
Hailed as the successor to Venetian sculptor Antonio Canova, Danish artist Thorwaldsen was renowned for his renderings of mythological and classical figures. The Hebe statue, portrayed here as the official cupbearer of the Greek Olympian gods, personified the eternal beauty of youth. Hebe, the daughter of Zeus and Hera, is an investment in classic European garden sculpture, our artistic garden statue is cast in quality designer resin and hand finished one statue at a time. Her sculptural likeness can be found in the gardens and grand marble hallways of the finest estates of Europe. Now bring her quintessential European elegance to your own home or grounds. 
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Add the Beauty and Elegance of Marble Statuary to Your Home

White marble has been prized for its use in sculptures since classical times. This preference has to do with its softness, relative isotropy and homogeneity, and a relative resistance to shattering. Also, the low index of refraction of calcite allows light to penetrate several millimeters into the stone before being scattered out, resulting in the characteristic waxy look which gives "life" to marble sculptures of the human body. The famous ancient Greek statue of Venus was beautifully sculpted from marble, giving it its characteristic glow.

Design Toscano has dozens of marble garden statuary pieces, marble busts for sale, and even more marble statues for your home.
Madonna of the Harpies Bonded Marble Statue
The Madonna of the Harpies Bonded Marble Statue by Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530), 1517, Uffizi Galleria, Florence is a beautiful and elegant piece that will contribute to the style and decor of your home.
Bringing del Sarto's revered image of the Madonna and Child into three dimensions, this unique sculpture is a classic composition of great skill and beauty. Complete with details including the painstakingly rendered garment folds and the feathered angel wings, this more-than-foot-tall masterpiece is cast in fine-quality bonded natural marble for proud display in home or gallery.

To shop more of Toscano's marble statues, visit us online and browse through all that we have to offer. 

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Introducing Our New Basil Street Gallery Collection

Shop Design Toscano's brand new and exclusive Basil Street Gallery collection online today!  At Basil Street Gallery, you will discover fine French and Medieval home decor, and more, to enhance the beauty of any room. To customers eager to surround themselves with unique and extraordinary objets d'art, we offer exclusive sculptures, wall art, classical statues, framed art, exotic figurines and accent furniture. Browse Basil Street Gallery's extensive collection of decor items.
Japanese Rickshaw for Hire Statue
The Japanese Rickshaw for Hire Statue appeared in the latest issue of Basil Street! Add the understated elegance of Asia to your home or gallery with this dcor piece celebrating the Japanese jinrikisha or human-powered vehicle. Though beautiful as art alone, these cast designer resin works proudly pair to flank a mantle or to transport your pillar candles or potted arrangements. An understated, antiqued finish elevates this work to a collectible category all its own.

Also featured in the latest issue of Basil Street was The Fallen Angel Bonded Marble Statue, originally by Ricardo Bellver (1845-1924), Parque del Buen Retiro, Madrid. Similar to our marble busts for sale, this glamorous piece will add a wonderful elegance to your home.
Admirers of both classic art and literature will welcome this high-profile piece created for the 1877 Universal Exposition in Paris and inspired by a passage from John Milton's Paradise Lost. Our scaled version is bonded natural marble, designed to capture the same awe-struck expression and feathered wings worn by the original, now immortalized in Madrid's beautiful Rosaleda Rose Garden.
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Encourage Greek Style to Inspire You!

The Farnese Hercules (Herakles) StatueClassic decor inspired by ancient Greek, Hellenistic, Macedonian and Roman civilizations, Design Toscano's Greek collection includes heroic Greek figurines, Greek garden statues, and marble busts for sale! We also offer Greek god statues and Roman goddess statues featuring Venus, Bacchus, Nike, Apollo, Zeus, Medusa and the Muses, to name just a few. Brilliant as engineers, architects, artists and politicians, the Greeks and Romans can be credited with shaping the landscape of history, art and ancient sculptures.
One of the most famous sculptures of Greek and Roman antiquity, our museum replica statue of The Farnese Hercules (Herakles) Statue by Glykon of Athens, boasts a flawless male form. Made for emperor Caracalla, it was found in the Baths of Caracalla, Rome, in 1540. Hercules rests after fetching the apples of the Hesperides, his immense physical prowess is not at all diminished in our substantial, 2½-foot-tall sculpt. Cast in quality designer resin from a museum original, this classical garden statue is finished to replicate stone, adding sophisticated style to your home or garden gallery. 

Our David (1504) Grande Garden Statue is inspired by Michelangelo Buonarrotti (1475-1564). This masterpiece is one of the world’s most recognizable works of art and an enduring symbol of Florence. “David” stills the heart as the young shepherd who slew the giant Goliath with a single stone, with our large-scale work—nearly five feet tall—cast directly from a 19th-century museum antique in quality designer resin for your gallery or garden.

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New Roman Resin and Marble Busts For Sale!

Explore Design Toscano's latest collection in Resin and Marble Busts for Sale! Our selection includes a variety of busts, inspired by different themes and cultures from around the world.

Toscano offers various Roman-inspired Marble Busts for sale. Our newest bust yet is the Caesar Augustus of Prima Porta (1st Century) Grand-Scale Sculputral Bust

Our grand-scale bust is sculpted in painstaking detail from the museum original, which was discovered in 1863 in the villa of Liva at Prima Porta, near Rome. As the commander-in-chief of the Roman army, Caesar Augustus is shown proclaiming triumph to his troops. From his distinctively handsome features to the detailed, bas-relief breastplate armor, this gallery statue has fascinated generations. An investment in classic European sculpture, our impressive life-sized sculptural bust is cast in quality designer resin with a faux stone finish as a sophisticated statement piece for your garden or home.

Another of our Caesar busts is the Caesar Primaporta Sculptural Bust, inspired by the antique original in the Vatican in Rome. 

Share your love of history and art with this breathtakingly sculpted bust of Augustus Caesar, the autocrat who ruled from 30 B.C. to 14 A.D. From his distinctively handsome features to the symbolic, bas-relief breastplate armor, this gallery piece has fascinated generations. Our Toscano exclusive is cast a foot-and-a-half high in quality designer resin with a faux stone finish.
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Shop Design Toscano's Collection of Greek And Roman Classic Statues!

Design Toscano features an exclusive and extensive collection of Classic statues, namely Greek and Roman statues, both for indoors and for outdoors!

Scaled, classic indoor statues that replicate Paris' Arc de Triumph or even the marble busts for sale of William Shakespeare bring art into the lifelike dimension that arrests the eye and captures the heart. Our facinating breadth of classic statuary is certain to delight even the most discerning of collector.

David (1504) Bonded Marble Statue by Michelangelo Buonarrotti (1475-1564), is one of our best-selling classic statues. This masterpiece is one of the world’s most recognizable works of art and an enduring symbol of Florence. “David” stills the heart as the young shepherd who slew the giant Goliath with a single stone, with our foot-tall, bonded natural marble replica translating this perfection of man—noble in reason and admirable in body—into a museum-quality sculpt that’s sized to fit almost anywhere.

Visit Design Toscano's online store to browse through our popular Greek and Roman Statues and garden statuary, classic animal statuary, architectural sculptures for outside, and more!

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Toscano Marble Busts For Sale!

Design Toscano is currently offering some exclusive marble busts for sale!

Our marble busts are classic and elegant pieces that will add some sophisticated style to your home's theme, whether it be Gothic decor, Egyptian home decor or Medieval home decor!

Design Toscano's exclusive Poseidon of Artemision Statue is an elegant touch to add to every home! As the famed god of the sea, Poseidon ruled from the ocean floor in a palace made of coral and gems. This 19th-century scaled replica of the museum original showcases this moody divinity’s strong features and forceful nature. This work is a striking piece upon a base of solid marble and makes an unforgettable gift for your home gallery!

The Augustus Inlaid Marble Column is perfect for holding any of your beautiful marble busts! This piece is another extravagant and meticulously detailed Design Toscano piece that blends the arts of hand-carved hardwood and solid, natural marble. Exuding stylish Neoclassical influence, the “Augustus” was crowned exclusively for Design Toscano. This showcase of classic materials accents your fine taste, as it makes a fabulous display for your sculpture!

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