A rare 'Elephant hatching from an egg' mascot, French, circa 1920s

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    54
  • Location

Description

A rare 'Elephant hatching from an egg' mascot, French, circa 1920s, natural and nickel-plated bronze, inscribed on base 'L'oeuf d'elephant', attributed to Goldsmith Cardielhac, retailed by Robert Benoît, Bugatti Agent at 46 Avenue Montaigne, Paris. Of the two sizes available, this is the larger and mounted on Bakelite radiator cap, 6 ins. high overall.