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?
When Irish Eyes are Smiling - Bristol Loyalists folio sells well at Clevedon Salerooms
Clevedon Salerooms held another successful fortnightly sale of Antiques and Collectables at the Kenn Road Auction Centre on Thursday 1st October, the first of three this month. Of both local and Irish interest was a Victorian folio of ‘Addresses of Irish Loyalists resident in Bristol and Neighbourhood 1889’. This was competed for by online bidders on both sides of the Irish Sea, with an Irish buyer securing it as a multiple-estimate £310.