This Jeddah sculpture is called Al-Sholla, which is Arabic for The Flame. It is located on a traffic island in the center of Jeddah. Unfortunately I do not have any further information about this sculpture, but it seems to be made of bronze. I think it is very graceful looking. To see more of the amazing sculptures of Jeddah that I have posted on this blog, just click above on “Sculptures of Jeddah,” right below the header.
UPDATE: I have been informed that this piece of art is the creation of Finnish sculptress, Laila Pullinen (1933-). She has worked in many mediums and one of her graceful bronze sculptures was even honored on a Finnish postage stamp in 2010.
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