A rare 'La Conquête de L'Air' Icarus mascot by George Colin (French 1876-1917) for Finnigans London

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    6
  • Location

Description

A rare 'La Conquête de L'Air' Icarus mascot by George Colin (French 1876-1917) for Finnigans London, nickel plated bronze, signed to rear of drapery, with Contenot-Lelievre foundry stamp, numbered '20 1189' and marked 'Made in France' to base, larger version of the mascot based on the 1911 design commissioned for Farman Aviation Works, 14.5cm high, 18.5cm wingspan, on a wooden display base.