Motor car auk mascot radiator cap by Jacques Cartier1 of 14 images

Motor car auk mascot radiator cap by Jacques Cartier

1 200 €

About

Radiator cap of automobile with a mascot, animal sculpture for motor car representing a walking auk. Statue signed: JACQUES CARTIER. Car accessory from the 1920s - 1930s. This mascot is the character of the comic Zig et Puce which is called the penguin Alfred illustrated by Alain Saint Ogan, also known character in the 30 that Asterix is today. A stuffed animal made in the studio of Jeanne Lanvin autographed by the greatest aviators of the time including Charles Lindbergh, who took the mascot during the crossing of the Channel is visible in the aviation museum of Le Bourget, near Paris.

Characteristics

  • Time:20th century
  • Origin:France
  • Artist:Jacques CARTIER
  • Material or technique:Silvery bronze
  • Sizes:4.7 x 14 x 8.5 cm (Width x Height x Depth)
  • Reference:2129

Conservation status

Really good condition

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