The rose is a Mme. Alfred Carrière, the gryphon is just a garden ornament.
We used to have two gryphons, they greeted visitors at the base of the front steps, but one cracked on a cold winter’s night. Now the lone gryphon is on the back patio and we haven’t really figured yet what it should support; for the moment it’s a good place to park a rose.
For camera geeks: The mighty Pentax 40mm Limited pancake prime strikes again.