Fireplace clock "the Lapita and the centaur" malachite
Watch are enriched by repetition of the example of Russian bronze II-second floor. Of the nineteenth century. The skill of the sculptor to the smallest detail conveys the plasticity of the figures, the transience of motion.
The watch's name "Lapita and the centaur" is associated with the ancient Greek myths about the feud of the Lapiths and Centaurs.
According Diodoro, the war was provoked by the claims of the centaurs on the part of the government of Pirita, Pirita of that power to share. After that, the conflict was settled, however, the behavior of drunken centaurs at the wedding of Pirita and Hippodamia resumed the war. The lapiths and Theseus, who was present at the wedding killed most of the centaurs "and others were banished from the city" But soon, the centaurs rallied and attacked the lapiths, defeating them and forcing to flee to Follow, and then, when the centaurs had captured her, the lapiths were forced to flee to the Peninsula Malay and settle down.
Material: bronze and natural stone malachite in the technique of "Russian mosaic".