A fine and large Farman Company 'Conquete de l'Air' bronze by Colin George, circa 1920

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    32
  • Location

Description

A fine and large Farman Company 'Conquete de l'Air' bronze by Colin George, circa 1920, detailed cast bronze depicting the mythical winged figure Icarus poised to take flight from a rocky outcrop, signed 'Colin George' to rear of drapery, marked 'Bronze' and bearing Contenot & Lelievre, Paris foundry stamp, to rear of base and further stamped '24 4452', measuring 36cm high overall with wingspan of 37cm, mounted on original black marble plinth.