10th Jul, 2022 12:00

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

 
  Lot 127
 

THE LOVERS EMBRACE, A SCULPTURE BY JOHN BROWN

* JOHN BROWN (BRITISH b. 1931),
THE LOVERS EMBRACE
bronze resin sculpture, signed (incised) and dated '91
47cm high (weight approximately 12.25 kilos or 27 lbs)
Note: A very rare appearance at auction for a sculpture by John Brown. Celebrity collectors are known to include Simon Cowell, Sir Elton John, Dame Judi Dench and David Jason. Corporate collections around the world including Kawaguchi Metal Industries (Japan), Smith Kline Beecham, Tokai Bank, Baillie Gifford Investment Management, MCL Group, Investec Bank, Marathon International Petroleum Co, Prudential Insurance Company, Racing Green Bluewater Retail Park, Crowne Plaza Hotels, The Zhengzhou Centre (China). Public collections include Kings College Hospital, (London), Upper Chesapeake Medical Centre, Bel Air, (Maryland USA), Leconfield House, (Curzon St, London) and numerous hospitals, schools and public buildings.

 

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Sold for £1,600
Estimated at £1,000 - £2,000


 
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