Henry Moore sculpture stolen in Hertfordshire is found

Henry Moore's Sundial Henry Moore's Sundial sculpture was taken from the grounds of his former home

Related Stories

Police have recovered a bronze sculpture by Henry Moore, valued at up to £500,000, which had been stolen from the grounds of a Hertfordshire museum.

The Sundial, 1965, was taken from The Henry Moore Foundation in Much Hadham on 10 July.

It was found following an appeal by Hertfordshire Police on BBC One's Crimewatch programme.

Two 22-year-old men and a 19-year old man, all from Stansted, Essex, have been arrested on suspicion of theft.

A bronze plinth which had been taken from the Henry Moore Foundation on 15 July was also recovered following information provided by a member of the public.

Lesley Wake, from the foundation, said: "[We are] thrilled about the return of Working Model for Sundial.

"We hope the successful outcome of this investigation will help to stimulate interest in Moore's Reclining Figure which was taken from the Foundation in 2005.

"The reward of up to £100,000 is still available for information relating to the recovery of this sculpture."

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Beds, Herts & Bucks

Weather

Luton

Min. Night 6 °C

Features & Analysis

  • Woman in swimming pool Green stuff

    The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine


  • Plane at Shannon airportShannon's call

    The airport that hosted a roll-call of presidents


  • Record playing on turntableVinyl destination

    The eight tribes of people who keep buying records


  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at RAAF Amberley airbase near Brisbane on 19 AprilIn pictures

    Fighter jets and screaming crowds for William and Kate


Elsewhere on the BBC

  • ITChild's play

    It's never been easier for small businesses to get their message out to the world

Programmes

  • Tuna and avacadoThe Travel Show Watch

    Is Tokyo set to become the world's gourmet capital?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.