Crosby Icarus mascot,
Lot 248
Mascotte « Winged Icarus » (Icare ailé) par F. Gordon Crosby, origine britannique, années 1920,
€3,000 - 4,000
US$ 3,800 - 5,000

Lot Details
Mascotte « Winged Icarus » (Icare ailé) par F. Gordon Crosby, origine britannique, années 1920,
signée, en bronze nickelé, hauteur 14,5 cm, montée sur un socle en bois tourné.

Voir planche 339, page 106 de l'édition 1982 d'Automobilia par Gordon Gardiner et Alistair Morris. En octobre 1980, une mascotte identique a atteint au marteau 800 livres à Londres, enchère record mondiale pour une mascotte automobile présentée en vente publique.


A 'Winged Icarus' mascot by F Gordon Crosby, British, 1920s,
signed, nickel plated bronze, 14.5cm high, on a turned wooden base.

Footnotes

  • See plate 339, page 106, 1982 edition 'Automobilia' by Gordon Gardiner and Alistair Morris. In October 1980 an identical mascot was sold in London for £800 hammer, creating at that time a World record price for a car mascot sold at public auction.
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