Edsel, Eleanor Ford sculpture is new addition to estate

Associated Press

Grosse Pointe Shores — A bronze sculpture has been created to honor the 100th anniversary of the wedding of Edsel and Eleanor Ford.

The life-sized sculpture of the pair walking arm-in-arm is being unveiled Monday at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores.

The sculpture was designed by Brooklyn, New York-based StudioEIS. Edsel B. Ford II, chairman of the Ford House board of trustees, says in a statement: “It’s rare that we add anything to the grounds, and this is an extraordinary supplement to the estate.”

The roughly 500-pound sculpture was made at Bollinger Atelier foundry in Arizona.

Edsel Ford was the son of auto pioneer Henry Ford. The addition of the sculpture is part of the Ford House’s 2016 “A Century of Love” celebration.