A large Peko-style 'Motorist' ceramic tobacco humidor, German,
Lot 167
A large Peko-style 'Motorist' ceramic tobacco humidor, German,
Sold for £ 250 (US$ 319) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large Peko-style 'Motorist' ceramic tobacco humidor, German,
larger version, glazed painted earthenware bust, in the form of a portly mustachioed motorist with goggles, cigar, bow-tie and with peaked cap lid, modelled after an original early 20th Century caricature by the Italian artist Peko and produced as lithographs, with impressed number '9523' and painted 78 to underside of base, 14.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • A similar example of this humidor is illustrated in John J. Zolomij: The Motor Car in Art (see page 181), an image of the original caricature on which this humidor is modelled also appears in the same publication (see page 86).
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