Archive for the ‘Sculptures’ Category

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A Small Dragonesque Creature Carved on the Original Stone Facade of the Main Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 24, 2018)

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A Polychromed Metal Statue of a Comical Chihuahua with a Bone Gripped Between His Jaws Sold on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds During the Big E Last Year in West Springfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 20, 2019)

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In Honor of Thanksgiving, Here Is a Close-Up of the Granite Statue of a Pilgrim Lady Which Stands in Front of the Monument to Women of the Mayflower at Pilgrim Memorial State Park on Water Street in Plymouth, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 28, 2019)

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A Miniature Chrome Fireman Serves as the Hood Ornament on a Restored Fire Engine Seen at an Antique Truck Show Last Year at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2017)

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A Statue of the Elephant-Headed Hindu God Ganesha Fashioned From Sterling Silver Available for Purchase at the Naked Bohemian Gift Shop on White Mountain Highway in North Conway, NH (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 2, 2018)

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In Addition to the Bronze Statue of Him Standing Outside Trinity Church at Copley Square in Boston, the Likeness of the Reverend Phillips Brooks Can Be Found Carved in Stone on the Facade of the Church Itself With a Long-Neck Gargoyle Peering Over His Shoulder (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 18, 2020)


A Limestone Carving of a Boar’s Head Juts out from the “Joseph McKean” (Also Known as “Porcellian” or “Boylston”) Gate to Harvard Yard on Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 13, 2017)

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A Buddha Sitting in the Lotus Position Spotted Among Various Other Statuary For Sale in the Better Living Center at the Big E Held on the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on  August 31, 2019)


A Wooden Sculpture of Saint Francis of Assisi Found For Sale at the Big Chicken Barn Books & Antiques on Route 3 in Ellsworth, Maine

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This Early 12th Century Carved Stone Capital From a Column of the Notre-Dame de Montermoyen in Bourges, France (On Display at the Worcester Art Museum) Depicts Human Beings Being Devoured Alive by Various Monsters and Beasts Including Two Very Hungry Lions (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 13, 2015)