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CHARLES SYKES (1875–1950)
CHARLES SYKES (1875–1950)
CHARLES SYKES (1875–1950)
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CHARLES SYKES (1875–1950)

Spirit of Ecstasy and Leda and the Swan

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CHARLES SYKES (1875–1950)
Spirit of Ecstasy and Leda and the Swan
The Spirit of Ecstasy: impressed to base 'ROLLS - ROYCE LTD. FEBRUARY 6TH 1911' on later rectangular base inscribed 'SCOTCH LADDIE/ TB/ OCTOBER 1921', dark brown patina
Leda and the Swan: signed to integral base 'Charles Sykes', light green patina, on a green granite base
bronze
The Spirit: 6 ¾ in. (17.4 cm.) high, the bronze
Leda: 11 1/8 in. (28.5 cm.) high, the bronze
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Literature
M. Hamnett, ‘The Albert Dawson Collection: a Handley-Read Legacy’, The Journal of the Decorative Arts Society 1850 - the Present, 2016, vol. 40, p. 101, fig. 6 (Spirit of Ecstasy).

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