Pixies Sitting Sculptures by Tony Fisher


£22



  • Charming Sitting Pixie Pair
  • Quirky Sculpture for the Home or Garden
  • Artwork by Tony Fisher

This pair of sitting Pixies are a characterful duo of incredible detail and charm!

These are great resin products and perfect going in the garden or home.

Dimensions:
Sitting:
Height: 13cm | Width: 11.5cm | Depth: 14cm
Cross Legged:
Height: 13cm | Width: 8cm | Depth: 12cm

What are Pixies?

Pixies are mythical creatures of folklore, considered to particularly concentrated in the high moorland areas around Devon and Cornwall, suggesting some Celtic origin for the belief and name. Akin to the Irish and Scottish Aos Sí, pixies are believed to inhabit ancient underground ancestor sites such as stone circles, barrows, dolmens, ringfort or menhirs.

In traditional regional lore, pixies are generally benign, mischievous, short of stature and attractively childlike; they are fond of dancing, gather outdoors in huge numbers to dance or sometimes wrestle, through the night.

In modern times they are usually depicted with pointed ears, and often wearing a green outfit and pointed hat, although traditional stories describe them wearing dirty ragged bundles of rags which they happy discard for gifts of new clothes. Sometimes their eyes are described as being pointed upwards at the temple ends. These, however, are Victorian era conventions and not part of the older mythology.


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