An extremely fine and rare "Femme Libellule" mascot by Victor Rossi, French, 1921,

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Lot 275
An extremely fine and rare "Femme Libellule" mascot by Victor Rossi, French, 1921,

Sold for US$ 5,850 inc. premium
An extremely fine and rare "Femme Libellule" mascot by Victor Rossi, French, 1921,
the 'Dragonfly Girl' mascot is the pinnacle of Rossi's Allegorical Art series, and is signed V. Rossi, with the Paris address of V. Rossi impressed on the base, fantastic detail and definition and in very good condition, 9¾in long, mounted on a display base.

Footnotes

  • This is perhaps the most stylish and beautiful mascot of them all. Created by Victor Rossi in 1921, it won the third prize in the L'Auto Concourse bouchon de radiator in 1921. It was the inspiration for Rossi's later series of winged nude mascots.

    This is the first time that this rare mascot has been offered for sale at Bonhams & Butterfields.
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