Gregory Percival, 'Endurance', a silver-plated bronze sculpture of the 'Steve McQueen' 1970/71 Le Mans Porsche 917K, Offered for sale on behalf of Fly2Help,
Lot 29
Gregory Percival, 'Endurance', a silver-plated bronze sculpture of the 'Steve McQueen' 1970/71 Le Mans Porsche 917K,
Offered for sale on behalf of Fly2Help,
Sold for £3,250 (US$ 5,542) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Gregory Percival, 'Endurance', a silver-plated bronze sculpture of the 'Steve McQueen' 1970/71 Le Mans Porsche 917K,Offered for sale on behalf of Fly2Help,
the first of two artist's proofs of the sculpture produced in tribute to the twice Le Mans winning 24-Hours car as featured in the 1971 film Le Mans starring McQueen, a dynamic depiction of the car at speed with trailing stylised 'wake' in hand-polished clear glass resin, constructed from eight silver-plated cast bronze sections, 37cm long, lightly inscribed 'Percival AP 001/002 2013' to inside of front section, measuring 76cm long including 'wake' and mounted on a slate display base.

Footnotes

  • Half of the proceeds of the sale of this Lot will be donated to Fly2Help (Registered Charity No.1119846), a team of passionate aviators supporting families and individuals facing a wide range of trauma or tragedy and helping others share the magic and inspiration of flight.
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