A £500,000 bronze sculpture by British artist Henry Moore has been stolen from the gardens of his former home.
Sundial (1965) was taken late on Tuesday or early on Wednesday from the garden at the Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green, police said today.
As the Star went to press, it wasn't known whether the 56cm sundial, made of two bronze crescents, was stolen by someone wanting to sell it as a work of art or for its scrap value.
Foundation director Richard Calvocoressi said they were "deeply saddened" by the theft and were helping the police in the hope it may be recovered.
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