Animal WenlockRegent's Park, Green Trail 8
- ID # 27045
- Current bid: £7,485.00
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- Closes: 17 September 2012
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Did you know that Wenlock is an avid Zoologist? Animal Wenlock spends days watching and studying the beasts roaming the London Zoo in Regent's Park. Painted by Anna Benson, this is a one of a kind item created specially for the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
Wenlock and Mandeville, the London 2012 mascots, are located at points of interest, iconic settings and Olympic and Paralympic locations all around the capital.
As part of the Mayor of London Presents programme of free cultural events and activities for the 2012 Games, Stroll will take participants through different cityscapes all around the capital. 84 official Olympic and Paralympic Mascot sculptures will guide tourists and Londoners alike.
Each sculpture of Wenlock and Mandeville is around 2m in height and is often individually and colourfully designed, corresponding to their immediate surroundings while capturing an element of London life.
The net proceeds from the sale of this item will go directly to the Mayor's Fund for London, the charity which aims to inspire and improve the life chances of London?s most disadvantaged children by ensuring they have the skills and support to succeed.To find out more visit www.mayorsfundforlondon.org.uk
This mascot will be collected, prepared and dispatched following the end of the Paralympic Games.
Please note that this a pre-sale offering for a mascot that will remain on the streets of London until decommissioning. As such, the mascot will undergo an assessment at the time of collection, if any work, more than cosmetic repairs and cleaning, is required, the sale of the mascot may be, at the discretion of organizers of the auction, null and void.
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It becomes the responsibility of the New Owner to arrange either collection or delivery of the Lot/s with our Handling Agents by September 15, 2012. Our Handling Agent is JOHN T. EVANS - Haulage Limited. Standard delivery is £120.00 (UK mainland 48 hour delivery to ground floor), offshore and western Europe require a quotation, standard terms and conditions apply. Please call Gaynor at 01446 422311 to make arrangements.
Purchasers will be liable for storage costs from this date. Failure to collect/deliver a Lot by September 20, 2012 will result in ISL retaining possession and ownership of the Mascot, in which case no refunds will be issued.
Mascots will be removed and refurbished following the Paralympic Games. The concrete bases, including plaques, will be removed in order to prepare the Mascot for delivery. The concrete base will be replaced by a black painted medium-density fibreboard (MBF) base, and each Mascot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity designed to replicate the original plaque. Should you desire a bespoke base, please contact Charlie Langhorne at Wild in Art (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss what options may be available.