RARE Silver Sculpture - HRH Princess Elizabeth - 1936 - 16oz GH Paulin

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Item: - Silver Sculpture

Description: - Fabulous and very rare solid cast silver sculpture of HRH Princess Elizabeth. Cold painted and standing atop ebonised plinth this fabulous item was design by the famous early 20th century artist George Henry Paulin. Fine collectors item, when did you last see another.

About the sculptor - George Henry Paulin , often called Harry Paulin, or 'GHP' (his sculpting insignia) was a Scottish sculptor and artist of great note in the early 20th century.

Born Muckart, Clackmannanshire, the son of the minister of Muckart Parish Church .

Educated at Dollar Academy , he later studied sculpture under Percy Portsmouth at ECA , winning a travelling scholarship which enabled him to study in Paris , Rome , Naples and Florence , where he set up a studio, 1912-16.

During World War I he served with the Lothian and Borders Light Horse, and later with the RAF in Italy .

He worked in Glasgow , 1917-25, producing portrait busts, genre pieces and the war memorials at Kirkudbright (1920); Dollar Academy (1920); Denny (1921); Rutherglen (1924); Milngavie (1924) and the 51st Division Memorial, Beaumont Hamel (1924).

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