‘Mercedes-Benz’ by Richard W. Lange, 1928
Price Code: SOLD
A particularly fine gilded bronze sculpture, featuring a racebred Mercedes-Benz at speed by the accomplished German artist Richard W. Lange. Both the intrepid driver, with riding mechanic at his side (once compulsory in competition), a model of concentration.
The bronze sôcle, evocative of clouds of dust characteristic of the heroic era of road racing on unmade roads, signalled a time when Mercedes achieved great success in building and racing cars. Set on the original marble plinth and signed R. Lange in the bronze. German, circa 1928.
Length: 13 inches (33 cm).
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