A 'Folie de la Vitesse' ('Speed Fool') mascot by Pierre de Soete, Belgian, 1921-1922,
Lot 25
Mascotte « La Folie de la Vitesse » par Pierre de Soete, production Belge, 1921-1922,
Sold for € 1,125 (US$ 1,318) inc. premium

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Mascotte « La Folie de la Vitesse » par Pierre de Soete, production Belge, 1921-1922,
signée sur la base, en bronze nickelé représentant un bouffon tenant un grelot et chevauchant une roue ailée avec marque de la fonderie « JD » (John Dore) et « 102 » frappé sur le côté de la roue, hauteur 17 cm, sur un socle en bois tourné.Le modèle de mascotte « La Folie de la Vitesse » fut récompensée d'un diplôme au Salon de l'Auto de Paris 1921.

A 'FOLIE DE LA VITESSE' ('SPEED FOOL') MASCOT BY PIERRE DE SOETE, BELGIAN, 1921-1922,
signed to base, nickelled bronze mascot depicting a jester with rattle riding a winged wheel, with 'JD' (John Dore) foundry mark and stamped '102' to right side of the wheel, 17cm high, above a turned wooden display base. 'La Folie de la Vitesse' or 'Speed Fool' mascot design was awarded a prize of a diploma at the 1921 Salon de l'Auto de Paris.
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