Sphinx
Statues
Sold
at
Auction
 
 
A
pair
 
of
stone
sphinx
statues
 
have
sold
at
auction
for
 
£195,000.
A couple
bought
them
for
 
£300
 
and
had
them
 
in
their
garden
for
15
years.
 
The
items
were
listed
as
 
a
pair
 
of
19th Century
 
carved
stone
garden
models.
Auctioneer
James Mander
said
 
the
buyers,
seemed
 
to
think
they
are
actually
Egyptian.