Chadwick Bronze Lion II roars to £7,200
6th September 2018
Clevedon Salerooms September Specialist Sale saw yet again an increase in the number of internet bidders, proving that the formula of careful cataloguing, professional photography with multiple images and a condition report are key for bidders and what differentiates Salerooms.
A Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) bronze lion II conceived and cast in 1986 in an edition of 9, with a provenance of being gifted to the Vendor direct from the artist was eagerly fought over. The 21cm long bronze realised £7,200. The geometric lines and stance of the lion with its open snout bearing a resemblance to field artillery. The king of the jungle roaring on the battle field?
‘Reel’ high prices at Clevedon Salerooms
Clevedon Salerooms held their second sale of the New Year on Thursday 23rd January at the Kenn Road Auction Centre. Top price of the day was paid for the best of a large collection of 16mm film reels which filled the back wall of the saleroom. Spilt into four lots, the best of these were competed for by online bidders and another in the room to a multiple-estimate £1,100. The other three lots amassed £770 total.