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One of the six willow crowns, part of an art sculpture to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen`s 60th coronation anniversary in Windsor, is now available
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The contemporary coronation crown has been designed by RHS gold-medal-winning John Warland and built by master willow artist Spencer Jenkins, both members of the young British cohort of horticulturalists making their impact on the gardening scene. Spencer Jenkins? willow sculptures have previously been sold at Sotherby`s.

Each willow crown is 1m in diameter and 90cm tall, built from two halves of petal shapes steel frames, completely covered and woven delicately with fine willow. They are currently on display at Windsor Castle, filled with wild flowers, where they have been erected as part of a temporary floral art installation.

Artist Comment

The exhibition was opened in September by Governor and Constable of Windsor Castle Air Marshal Ian Macfadyen OBE and has had great support from gardening-guru Alan Titchmarsh and Hollywood actress Anna Friel who is involved with the Society. See here for ITV News coverage of the project: http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/story/2013-09-19/willow-arches-as-gift-to-the-queen/ At the end of the installation in mid-October, all various elements of the exhibition will be sold off for charity, the Coronation Legacy Fund, a bursary set up to put a young deserving, local person through horticultural college every year for the next 60 years.
Dimensions
100cm
x 100cm
x 90cm
length
x width
x height
Year
2013

Coronation Crown (Royal 60th Anniversary Willow statue)

by Spencer Jenkins
100cm
x 100cm
x 90cm
length
x width
x height
Price

£5,000

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