Police Scotland are offering a reward for the recovery of a sculpture that was stolen in Dumfries and Galloway in October of last year.
The Standing Figure - a seven feet tall bronze sculpture by Henry Moore - was taken from the Glenkiln Sculpture Park on the Lincliden estate in Shawhead.
The sculpture was stolen sometime between Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October 2013 and as yet has not been traced.
Speaking about the investigation Detective Sergeant Scott Young of Police Scotland said:
“Throughout this enquiry the investigating officers have kept the owner of the sculpture, Sir Henry Keswick, fully appraised of all developments.
"A substantial reward has now been offered, which is subject to very strict conditions, for the recovery of The Standing Figure and conviction of those involved in its theft.
"We are keeping an open mind in relation to the theft and again ask that anyone who has any information about the theft should contact Police Scotland through 101, asking to speak to Detective Scott Young, Dumfries and Galloway Division."
Police are looking to trace the occupants a Ford Transit style van in connection with the theft of a statue worth £3 million in Dumfries and Galloway.
The van, which is described as an unusual shade of blue, was seen in the area a week before the theft (11th October).
The three occupants of the van are described as being in theirs 20s or 30s and of avergae height and build.
One of the men had ginger, shaven hair and was wearing anorange or red waterproof jacket with a full zip.
The men also had a collie-type dog with them.
The seven foot tall bronze Henry Moore statue was stolen from Glenkiln Sculpture Park.
Detective Inspector Colin Burnie, from Police Scotland, said:
"We are delighted with the response from the public so far in this investigation which has helped us immensely.
"We now require further help to identify this blue van and occupants and would again ask the public to call us if they have any information which may help us.”
Anyone who can help identify the men and the van are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
Detective Inspector Colin Burnie, from Dumfries CID, has been speaking to ITV Border about the theft of a Henry Moore sculpture from a remote Dumfries and Galloway estate.
Police in Scotland are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a high value bronze sculpture near Shawhead.
The ‘Standing Figure’ by Henry Moore was stolen from the Lincluden Estate, Shawhead, near to Glenkiln Reservoir, sometime between 3pm on Thursday 10 and 3pm on Friday 11 October.
The bronze statue was around seven feet tall and was attached to a large rock plinth prior to being stolen. The value is reported to be around £3 million.
The sculpture was part of an outdoor sculpture collection by Henry Moore and other artists, including the world renowned ‘King and Queen’ sculpture by Henry Moore.
The sculpture named Standing Man had been on a rock plinth since it was first commissioned in 1950. Other works by the artist have been sold for millions of pounds.
While no value has yet been established on the stolen sculpture, police believe it may have been stolen for scrap.
Dumfries and Galloway Police are investigating the theft of a Henry Moore bronze sculpture.
"Standing Figure" was part of an outdoor collection of Moore sculptures at Glenkiln Reservoir, Lincluden Estate, Shawhead
The value of the stolen sculpture, made in 1950, hasn't been revealed.
Last year another Moore sculpture, "Reclining Man", sold for a record £19m.
It is not known whether "Standing Figure was stolen to order.
Earlier this year and Moore sculpture worth £500,000 was stolen and sold for scrap for just £50.
A valuable bronze statue made by renowned sculptor Henry Moor has been stolen from an estate in Scotland.
"Standing Figure" was taken from Glenkiln Reservoir, Lincluden Estate, Shawhead.
It formed part of an outdoor collection of modern works by Henry Moor.