Spitting Gargoyle Of Notre Dame Statue, Historic Direct Casting
The pride of our garden
Bought the spiiter at least 15 years ago from Toscano. We get remarks on the spitter from every guest. The cost was 750.00. The cost now is much more reasonable. The statue has weathered a bit but looks more like the original @ Notre Dame Catherdral in Paris. The casting is very light and can be moved easily. My brother really liked the spitter and since he donated one of his kidneys to me this summer, I am purchasing one for him for his garden.This casting is excellent.
October 5, 2013
I saw the original first-hand on the roof of Notre Dame de Paris in 1995. You had to pay to go up there, but the cathedral was being restored, and watching the workmen patching the parapets and cleaning the gargoyles was worth every franc. Things were badly weathered, and I think some of the gargoyles were actually replaced by precise copies. I really liked the spitting gargoyle and to be able to present him as a gonzo 41st wedding anniversary gift to my husband was simply golden. "Spitter" is sturdy if weathered-looking, built to last, just like the original, and commands enough presence with his size and forbidding visage that our dogs are yet to insult him even after several months. We love our "Spitter!"
August 30, 2013