Rare mascotte « Gorgone Méduse » par G. Poitvin pour Hermès, 1920,
Lot 150
Rare mascotte « Gorgone Méduse » par G. Poitvin pour Hermès, 1920,
Sold for € 2,750 (US$ 3,208) inc. premium

Lot Details
Rare mascotte « Gorgone Méduse » par G. Poitvin pour Hermès, 1920,
En bronze nickelé et chromé par la suite, portant tous les numéros de référence, la mention « Syndicat des Fabricants de Bronzes », France et la signature du sculpteur G. Poitvin sur la base, très jolie mascotte représentant une femme nue drapée, agenouillée sur un affleurement rocheux, vendue à l'origine exclusivement par Hermès dans son magasin parisien, hauteur 11 cm, montée sur un socle noir.

A RARE 'GORGON - MEDUSA' MASCOT BY G POITVIN FOR HERMES, 1920,
nickel-plated bronze with later chrome plating, with all registration numbers, the Syndicate des Fabricators de Bronzes, France and G.Poitvin sculptor's signature on the base, a very fine mascot depicting a draped nude kneeling on a rocky outcrop, originally offered exclusively by Hermes from their Paris showroom, 11cm high, mounted on a black display base.
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