Wed, 14th Oct 2015 10:30

Imperial War Museum Duxford

  Lot 28

Two Car Mascots Produced for Finnigans of London

Sold for £844

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

To include -

1. A rare 'Ballerina Girl' accessory mascot designed by G. Poitvin, 1924-1926, well-detailed silvered bronze figure of a ballerina girl gazing down at the ground, holding the corners of her dress up, whilst standing on her tip-toes, with riveted Contenot-Lelievre foundry stamping to the side of the base. Signed by the sculptor, with design numbers. Approximately 15cm tall & display-base mounted. Good condition
2. A 'Gorgon Medusa' accessory mascot, as designed in the 1920's by G. Poitvin. Nickel-plated with various markings, a riveted 'Contenot-Lelievre' & the signature of the designer. A very impressive and imposing mascot with a lovely patina throughout. Good condition.

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