As Samson walked through vineyards on the way to Timnath, little did he know that what he was about to play the leading role a legendary scene, which would be remembered for centuries to come.
Suddenly, the roar of a lion shattered the air. The ferocious creature sprang out from the shadows, its fangs dripping and eyes gleaming as it lunged towards Samson. In that moment, an otherworldly power came him, the Holy Spirit imbuing Samson with a strength greater than any man on Earth.
With the force of the Divine running through him, Samson seized the bloodthirsty feline with his bare hands, tearing it to pieces. The battle between man and beast was won, though it was only through God’s will and power that Samson had the courage and strength to conquer his foe.
Inspired by the classical work of Italian sculptor Cristoforo Stati (1556 – 1619) and Christian imagery of antiquity, Samson and the Lion brings to life one of the most epic tales of the Bible. Dynamic in line with traditional, this collectible statue captures the very moment when heroic Samson grapples with the lion. The violent struggle is immortalised in solid silver, sculpted to be enjoyed from every angle with its sense of natural movement and action. Every little detail stands out, from the lions twisted mane and sharp claws, to the rustic texture of Samson’s robe and the expression on his face.
Crafted from more than 20 Troy ounces of solid 925 silver, this evocative heirloom-quality silver statue measures 8cm in height, making a majestic addition to your desk or display cabinet, and a bold reminder of God’s mighty power.