The silver shilling was traditionally given to the press-ganged or the eager volunteer as a token. To me it represents the man, the repetitious stamp of the King, and uniformity of the faded male image reflects the passing of the nameless conscripts.

Specifications

1998
Cast Silver
Brutality Medals 5 x 8cm
Kings Shilling 2.5 x 10 cm
Hand made box with velvet
lining 30 x 20 x 5cm



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  • ‘Defaced’
    Installation Derelict Cinema, London Life cast heads suspended from meat hooks, comment on decay and society. Specifications 1996 latex & mixed media 18x15x15cm 1/25variations
  • ‘Sanctuary’
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  • Hand Bowl
    Silverware ornamental table bowl. Specifications 1997 Cast Silver 12 x 12 x 8cm Birmingham Assay Award
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