About the owl Octavius is clad in marble mosaic and is inspired by the Tawny Owl and ancient roman mosaic owls. Joanna Dewfall created Mandarin Stone's lion for the Lions of Bath 2010 trail. Like the lion, Octavius owl is decorated using all natural stones such as marble, travertine & Limestone Mosaics from the Mandarin collection, linking the stone of the city with earthy shades to create the look of a beautiful Tawny Owl.
About the sponsor Established in 1989, Mandarin Stone are suppliers of natural stone, porcelain and decorative tiles with 10 inspirational UK showrooms.
About the artist Joanna is a Wiltshire based mosaic artist with a BA in Fine Art from Winchester School of Art and has been making mosaics since 1988.
Where? Mandarin Stone, 15-16 Broad Street, Bath BA1 5LJ. Mon-Sat 9.30-5.30pm. Closed Sundays. In window 24/7. Broad Street Car Park next door.