Friday, December 12, 2008

Three Legs of Man - Brian Kneale

Only 100 of these miniature "Three Legs" sculptures were made. Visitors to the IOM airport will recognize it immediately, it's the large bronze triskellion made for the queen's Silver Jubilee. Well, there are still some available. They cost £1,000 (no VAT for overseas purchases), you may have to pay shipping. Check the website for details. This is what it says:

Special gift available to buy: 'The Legs of Man' - a limited edition sculpture by Bryan Kneale, RA (b. 1930) - Manx Museum Heritage Shop, Douglas. Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. For further details & an order form, please click here. Or you can call the very helpful shop, on +44 1624 648000.

Commissioned by Manx National Heritage, ‘The Legs of Man’ is a beautiful representation of the Isle of Man’s famous national symbol and provides a wonderful opportunity to own a distinctive piece of Manx art by this acclaimed sculptor. An original production of 50 sculptures were made, of which 38 have already been sold, with all profits raised going towards the enhancement of the national art collection at the Manx Museum.

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