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Lot 424
The Elephant's Egg
2 February 2023, 13:00 CET
Paris, The Grand Palais Éphémère

Lot to be sold without reserve

€800 - €1,200

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The Elephant's Egg

L'Œuf d'Elephant

Desk set titled on the base "L'oeuf d'Eléphant" and stamped "déposé". Distributed exclusively by Robert Benoist, Bugatti agent in Paris. Humorous interpretation of the Bugatti elephant, where the latter emerges from an egg.

Used alone as a mascot on the cars sold by the garage, Robert Benoist also offered it to his clients, mounted on a marble base on which the top of the shell was fixed. Damage to the base H: 12 cm.


Garniture de bureau titrée sur la base "L'oeuf d'Eléphant" et frappée "déposé". Distribuée exclusivement par Robert Benoist, agent Bugatti à Paris. Interprétation humoristique de l'éléphant Bugatti, où ce dernier sort d'un oeuf.
Utilisé seul en tant que mascotte sur les voitures vendues par le garage, Robert Benoist l'offrait également à ses clients, monté sur un socle en marbre sur lequel était fixé le dessus de la coquille. Accident au socle. H: 12 cm.

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