Gregory Percival (British 1964-), 'Tally-Ho', a bronze sculpture in tribute to Battle of Britain pilots

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    Other
  • Lot number 
    59
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Description

Gregory Percival (British 1964-), 'Tally-Ho', a bronze sculpture in tribute to Battle of Britain pilots, produced in 2015, commemorating The Battle of Britain's Spitfire pilots Douglas Bader, Alan Smith, Johnnie Johnson and Cocky Dundas, incorporating four 'lost wax' polished cast bronze sculptures of the RAF Supermarine Spitfire MkIIa fighters taking to the air peeling off in formation from RAF Westhampnett at the Goodwood airfield, in July 1941 with Wing Leader Bader's 'Dogsbody' Spitfire leading the way, the base formed from moulded polished glass clear resin representing the flowing flight trails, a limited edition numbered 9 of 25 examples, titled and signed to base by the artist, measuring approximately 72 x 46 x 35cm overall.