A fine and rare 'Sirene' mascot by Georges Colin for Hermes of Paris, French, circa 1922,

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Lot 9
A fine and rare 'Sirene' mascot by Georges Colin for Hermes of Paris, French, circa 1922,

Sold for £ 5,737 (US$ 7,934) inc. premium
A fine and rare 'Sirene' mascot by Georges Colin for Hermes of Paris, French, circa 1922,
signed 'G.Colin', with '(C&L)'(Contenot & Lelievre) mark and deeply impressed foundry cartouche with further stamped marks '(21) 1549' and number '10' to rear of base, Cire Perdue hollow cast nickel-plated bronze mascot in the form of a graceful nude mermaid rising from the waves with flowing hair and beckoning arms, 13cm high, mounted on turned wooden display base.

Footnotes

  • This mascot was awarded the prestigious Medaillee L'Auto for 1922 and was marketed by Hermes between 1922-1925.
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A fine and rare 'Sirene' mascot by Georges Colin for Hermes of Paris, French, circa 1922,
A fine and rare 'Sirene' mascot by Georges Colin for Hermes of Paris, French, circa 1922,
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