12-17-2011 12-17-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2577B Boston
December 17, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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1929 Lorraine Dietrich Brau Greyhound Car Hood Ornament

$1,164$950
Auction: 20th Century Design - 2577B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 17, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

1929 Lorraine Dietrich Brau Greyhound Car Hood Ornament
Silvered bronze
Lorraine-Dietrich Motor Cars, France
Casimir Brau leaping Art Deco greyhound, signed and numbered C. Brau #580, lg. 230 mm.

Note: Lorraine-Dietrich was a French automobile and aircraft engine manufacturer from 1896 until 1935. This version has additional Deco design under the tail and front leg. Two sizes were produced, this is the larger of the two.

Literature: Michel Legrand, Mascottes Automobiles, Plate 762.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Casimir Brau, France, Michel Legrand