George Wyllie ARSA (British, born 1921) Bumper Dolphin  approximately 170cm high (66 15/16" high)
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George Wyllie ARSA (British, born 1921) Bumper Dolphin approximately 170cm high (66 15/16" high)
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 20,000
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George Wyllie ARSA (British, born 1921)
Bumper Dolphin
Constructed from chromium plated car bumpers, dated 1976 approximately 170cm high (66 15/16" high)

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  • Bumper Dolphin is one of two early marine sculptures by George Wyllie. This work was for many years a fixture in the Dolpin Bar in Dunoon. It was recently exhibited at The Mitchell Library in Glasgow in a retrospective exhibition entitled 'In Pursuit of The Question Mark' curated by his daughter Louise Wyllie. The whereabouts of Bumper Fish, formerly of The Bay Hotel in Gourock, is unknown.
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