A rare 'Mr Jorrocks' car mascot, by 'Snaffles' (Charles Johnson Payne), British, 1922

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    31
  • Location

Description

A rare 'Mr Jorrocks' car mascot, by 'Snaffles' (Charles Johnson Payne), British, 1922, signed 'Snaffles' and with Registered Design No 692157 to base, 'cire perdue' silver-plated bronze mascot, depicting the comical cartoon character 'Mr John Jorrocks' in huntsman's full dress sounding his bugle and mounted on his galloping horse, complete with riding crop and reigns, 12cm high, mounted on a turned wooden display base, offered together with an 1890 edition of 'Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities', published by Routledge & Sons, featuring illustrations and stories of Mr Jorrocks' humorous activities.
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