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The Fountain of Money sculpture by Donald Gilbert

Stock No.10739

BANK of ENGLAND STATUARY COLLECTION:
THE FOUNTAIN OF MONEY GUARDED BY LIONS.... the stars of the show...cute , cuddly and fearsome.
Sculptor Donald Gilbert............ Circa 1957.

Provenance: One of the collection of around 60 pieces of Portland Stone Architectural Statuary , this one originally in the South Courtyard of the Annexe building in the City of London.

The building erected in the 1950's to accommodate the Bank of England's Accounts Department & demolished in 2007, occupied the whole site bounded by Cheapside to the north, Watling Street to the south, Bread Street to the east, Newgate to the north west and New Change to the west and filled a sensitive site in that it presented a backdrop to Christopher Wrens majestic Roman Baroque St Paul’s Cathedral.

SCALE : Four square & Large.

28000
£
width height depth
66 18"
168 cms
60 58"
154 cms
13 38"
34 cms

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