Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993) Mecca-Dante trophy 30.5 cm. (12 in.) high (including base)
£50,000 - 70,000
US$ 83,000 - 120,000
20th Century British and Irish Art
London, New Bond Street
30 May 2012 14:00 BST
Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993)
signed and numbered 'Frink/9/10' (on the base)
bronze with a brown patina
30.5 cm. (12 in.) high (including base)
Sale; Phillips, London, 25 November 1997, lot 96
Jill Wilder (Ed.),
Elisabeth Frink Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné
, Harpvale, London, 1984, cat.no.276, p.197 (another cast ill.b&w)
Commissioned by Mecca Bookmakers for the 1983 Mecca-Dante Stakes, the 1983 winner of which was a horse called
, owned by Mr. E Mollers, trained by Geoff Wragg and ridden by Pat Eddery.
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