Sterling silver ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’, 1977
Price Code: SOLD
Richard Lawton Ltd, Sheffield
‘The Spirit of Ecstasy’ by Charles Sykes R.A (1875 – 1950).
A large, Sterling silver presentation mascot made by Richard Lawton Silversmiths of Sheffield in 1977. Cast in a small edition as a special commission from Rolls-Royce Motors to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s Silver Jubilee, this example also bears an engraved signature of ‘C Sykes’ and the date 06.02.11, the date when the first ‘The Spirit of Ecstasy’ mascot first appeared on Rolls-Royce motor cars.
Bearing London hallmarks and the crowned head mark for 1977 and mounted on a presentation plinth with matching case in Rolls-Royce burr walnut, lined with West of England cloth.
Height: 9 inches (23 cm).
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