'La Walkyrie de la Mécanique', bronze and ivory sculpture by Theophile Francois Somme, French, circa 1903,
Lot 107Y
'La Walkyrie de la Mécanique', bronze and ivory sculpture by Theophile Francois Somme, French, circa 1903,
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,704) inc. premium
Lot Details
'La Walkyrie de la Mécanique', bronze and ivory sculpture by Theophile Francois Somme, French, circa 1903,
signed, gilt bronze with ivory head and hands depicting Madame Camille du Gast at the wheel of a veteran motor car, 19cm long, on an oval marble base.

Footnotes

  • See John J Zolomij: The Motor Car in Art, pages 100 and 101, for images of a larger version of this bronze.
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