With its lion body, the Sphinx has its origins in Ancient Egypt. It is often endowed with a female head and wings, to reinforce its fantastic dimension. This motif reappeared in 1798, following Bonaparte’s trip to Egypt.
This basket, used for the presentation of various dishes, also participates in the decoration of the table, offering splendor and wonderment to guests.
The Three-Sphinx Fruit Basket is an exceptional piece that requires more than 110 hours of work. It perfectly symbolizes the know-how of our goldsmiths.