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Bus Shelter, Phillip King, Museum of Steel Sculpture

Bus Shelter is one of Phillip King’s last exclusively steel sculptures and was fabricated for him by Andrew Naylor for the Museum of Steel…
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David and Goliath, Lord and Lady Hastings, Seaton Delaval Hall, Tyne and Wear

Metal theft is a widely reported problem, and with cultural items it means the complete loss of part of our cultural heritage; it is not, however, a…
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A Case for an Angel, Antony Gormley, Private owner

Antony Gormley’s piece, ‘Case for an Angel’ had been stored for several years in a timber case, and organic acids given off by the wood had cause…
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African Slave, Jan Van Nost, private owner

The 18th century lead sculpture of and African slave holds aloft a Delander sundial. The weight of the sundial in addition to the failing armature…
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Lloyds Register of Shipping, 71 Fenchurch Street, London

In 1901, the architect Thomas Edward Collcutt received the commission from Lloyds Registry of Shipping to design and build their new headquarters in…
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The Shaftsbury Memorial (Eros Fountain), Piccadilly Circus, London

During the 1980s and early 1990s the Shaftesbury Memorial, popularly known as ‘Eros’ underwent restoration twice, once when it was moved across Pic…
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Fame Riding Pegasus, Powis Castle, Welshpool

By the 1980s, the 18c lead sculpture of Fame Riding Pegasus by Andries Charpentier was in an advanced state of collapse. The body of Pegasus had…
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Contemporary Sculpture, University of Warwick

During the mid-1990s while sub-contracting for Plowden & Smith, work was undertaken on the contemporary works located at the University of…
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Albert Memorial, Hyde Park, London

George Gilbert Scott epitomises the illustrious Victorian, he was entrepreneurial, charismatic, energetic, dogmatic and controversial. He became not…
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Hereford Screen, V&A Museum, London

One of the monuments of high Victorian art, the choir screen – built as the focal point of Sir George Gilbert Scott’s renovation of…
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Nymph and Fawn, Charles Hodge Mackie, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

The Nymph and Fawn sculpture is possibly the only sculpture attributable to Mackie, as he was primarily a painter. It was commissioned as a garden …
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Dome, 74 St James’ Street, London

Various attempts had been made to seal the leaking dome located on the roof of 74 St James’, attempts had included painting the surfaces with…
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Sun Monument, Wentworth Castle, Barnsley

The Sun Monument obelisk in the grounds of Wentworth Castle erected in 1747 by William Wentworth, the Second Earl of Strafford (of the second cr…
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Trophy Gates Unicorn, Grinling Gibbons, Hampton Court Palace

The trophy gates group of sculpture, a lion and a unicorn, each holding and armourial cartouche, are contemporary with Sir Christopher Wrens…
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Daily Express Building, London

With an exterior of black Vitrolite, glass and chromium strips, the Daily Express building is considered to be one of the most splendid Art Deco…
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Charles Sansbury sculpture, Caedraw Roundabout, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales

Charles Sansbury (1916 – 1989) used industrial techniques to fabricate steel sculpture and in the 1970s, he was commissioned to create a…
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Lead Coffin

This Roman lead coffin was extremely fragile and in need of a mount. A stainless steel mount was made to fit the internal dimensions of the coffin.…
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Circe

Circe, a typically corroded bronze, pale green with black speckles, patches and stripes. A wand, chalice, and section of drapery had been stolen. We…
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O’Connell Street, Dublin

At some stage in the fairly recent past the bronzes of the O’Connell (by John Henry Foley) and Parnell (by Augustus Saint Gaudens) Monuments had b…
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Waterloo Memorial, Brussels

The monument, in the Victorian Town Cemetery of Brussels in Evere, was designed and made by Comté Jacques de Lalaing and unveiled in 1890. By the …
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