'La Conquête de l'Air', a fine bronze aviation deskpiece by Georges Colin for Automobiles Farman, French, circa 1920,
Lot 78
'La Conquête de l'Air', a fine bronze aviation deskpiece by Georges Colin for Automobiles Farman, French, circa 1920,
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 6,216) inc. premium
Lot Details
'La Conquête de l'Air', a fine bronze aviation deskpiece by Georges Colin for Automobiles Farman, French, circa 1920,
hollow cast bronze, signed 'G Colin', finely detailed, depicting the mythical winged figure of Icarus taking flight from a rocky outcrop, flanked by an eagle and a vulture perched with wings outstretched, bearing French foundry stamp 'C & L' and further impressed '(16) 8878 Bis' to rear, mounted on a raised dark grey marble base with two inset inkwells, 41cm high overall.
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