Art Deco ski-themed car mascots
(Left) A ‘Ski Lady’ radiator mascot created for the automobile company Riley, the figure dressed in pre-war ski attire and was created exclusively for the carmaker’s sought-after ‘Alpine’ sports models in the 1930s. Mounted on a black lacquered wooden base, and stamped ‘RILEY SKI LADY’ to the base with registration mark 759377.
Height: 8 inches (20 cm).
Price Code: SOLD
(Right) an extremely elegant car radiator mascot in silvered bronze, the stylized Art Deco skier in streamlined pose, mid-jump with ski-sticks pointing rearward, is set on a black ebonized hardwood display plinth. French, circa 1920s.
Length: 8 inches (20 cm).
Price Code: ££
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