Futurist car mascot by Jan & Joël Martel (1896-1966)
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Jan et Joël Martel (1896-1966)
The second example of the four unique prototype mascot designs as created by the Martel brothers in 1925 (also see Reference: 6865). This Modernist mascot design in nickelled bronze is mounted on a rectangular, ebonized hardwood base to allow it to be displayed, and captures the essence of flight and speed perfectly.
Length: 7 inches (18 cm)
Illustrated: ‘L’Art et L’Automobile’ by Hervé Poulain, 1973, page 111 (detail)
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