The company that likes to go bust

Every business has its assets, yet none are quite like those of company Prominent Assets, from Titty Hill (yes, both company and place exist – the Diary checked), Sussex.

The asset? “An eye-catching three-dimensional sculpture of a stunning model leaning through a window frame”, known as The Girl from Amazonia. The sculptures are certainly eye-catching – they are of the top half of a naked Brazilian – but the Diary cannot agree that the model in question is stunning. In fact, she looks positively frightening.

The figures are available to buy in a variety of colours (the most hideous of which is the piebald check above), or you can dress them in a real bikini top, sunglasses and jewellery. Nice.

According to managing director Stephen Saunders – who accepts that many will see the sculptures as politically incorrect – he wanted to create something that really makes you “turn and look”. Indeed. It certainly made the Diary turn and look – for the nearest bucket to throw up in.

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