Modern Silver Model Gentleman Sitting on a Bench "Calcutts Panel, 1800 Bids"

SARAH JONES, LONDON 2000
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A modern silver model of a Gentleman sitting on a wooden bench, with hat and brolly next to him, reading a newspaper. The newspaper has inscribed on it 'Financial Times, Calcutts Panel - 1800 bids'.

By Sarah Jones, London, 2000

£600.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
47  mm (1.85 inches)
W
75  mm (2.95 inches)
D
23  mm (0.91 inches)
Weight
86.00 Grams (2.77 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS241115.177
Medium
Silver
Provenance
Sir David Calcutt was a Silk specialising in commercial cases and a chairman of many committees and inquiries on privacy and the press. He was Master of Magdalene, Cambridge and Chairman of the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers. In 1969 he married Barbara Walker. He was knighted in 1991. He died in August 2004 aged 74.

The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers commissioned this piece in 2000 to mark the retirement of Sir David as Chairman of the Panel.