‘Cobra’ mascot, 1925
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Henri Rischmann (French, active 1920-1940)
A beautifully executed silvered-bronze mascot in the form of a coiled cobra about to strike, the hood with geometric patterns to either side, and set on a black ebonized base. Stamped RISCHMANN FRANCE to the reverse. French, circa 1925.
Height: 8 inches (20 cm) high.
Rischmann was well known for his silvered and polychrome animalier sculptures and this particular design was also adapted for use as a gentleman’s pocket watch holder in the mid-1920s.
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