Rix Wright's sculpture heads for Cooma

Rix Wright’s sculpture of the Shearer that has been residing in the Edna Walling at Binda near Crookwell was auctioned on Sunday.

Andrew Shapiro of Shapiro Auctioneers and Gallery said there were five bidders chasing the bronze statue.

“It sold for $61,000 to a private buyer and is heading to Cooma,” he said.

THE SHEARER: Rix Wrights sculpture of the Shearer was sold at auction for $61,000 to a private buyer on Sunday.

THE SHEARER: Rix Wrights sculpture of the Shearer was sold at auction for $61,000 to a private buyer on Sunday.

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