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Shield, the Arthurian Dragon Statue
By artist Gary Chang (b. 1969)
Noted artist Gary Chang has sculpted the legendary dragon as the loyal guard of Avon Castle. Chang's attention to detail is showcased in this designer resin dragon who menacingly keeps watch with shield, spiny wings and sharp claws atop a Celtic knot base. Shield is a distinctive sentinel for your home, perfect for flanking your front door or guarding your library. It is also a signature gift for that loyal "dragonphile" friend.
- Item is shown lighter in color to highlight detail; actual color is darker than it appears here.
- Statue fits on our English Rosette Garden Sculptural Plinth: Large CL5194, or Classic Statuary Plinth Base: Medium NG314105.
About The Artist
Acclaimed dragon and gargoyle artist Gary Chang basically grew up in a ceramics factory in Taiwan. He worked alongside ceramics artists and sketched original ideas in his free time. Because ceramics go hand-in-hand with sculpting it was only a matter of time until his ideas began to take three-dimensional shape.
Thanks to his own determination and his family's support Chang was able to travel the world and learn about the mystical legends that exist everywhere and he was inspired. As a result of his travels Gary Chang gargoyles and dragons combine both Eastern and Western concepts.
Many of Gary Chang's sculptures are illuminated such as Merciless the Gargoyle and The Grim Reaper. The menacing shadows and macabre impressions created by the conflicting light and darkness hints at the presence of good and evil.
Chang's most recent work has moved from the mystical into the medieval and he finds particular pleasure in artistically interpreting the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
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Weights & Dimensions
- 8"Wx7.5"Dx17"H. 9 lbs.