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1927 Glass Daughters Head Mascot Made By Corning

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    Posted 5 years ago

    PhilDMorris
    (152 items)

    1927 Glass Daughters Head Mascot Made By Corning

    In early September 2012, this Corning Glass Daughter's Head Mascot came up for sale. I had my first one some time before this. Since it had a nice, perfect, marble base I decided to buy it, and I was very pleased when I got it. Almost a nicer example and it came from the states, so I did not have to go to England's auctions for this one. She's a beaut !~

    My first Corning glass mascot came with chromium base ! I deleted the background, and this was photographed on a blue satin cloth. There was also a mother's head mascot done, similar but somewhat larger. This glass mascot was also used on a chrome ashtray base. Its use as a mascot may have been secondary, and an adaptor was made to mount to a radiator cap. Lately I have seen some chrome ones, they are reproduction.

    This well-known mascot is illustrated in the book Motoring Mascots of The World by William C. Williams, pg. 193 and in Mascottes Automobiles by Michel LeGrand, pg. 91. Both books had no information about the mascot. One or both were completely wrong in attribution as to maker. Most books have no info as to history on the subject, most of the worlds biggest collectors of mascots never started to collect them until about 1980, hence the complete loss of information on most mascots in general. They were not even shown in books on art deco as there was so little information known about them and the lateness of experts in the field.

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    Comments

    1. Manikin Manikin, 5 years ago
      Stunning mascot and Great write up . Love her ! So glad your back to share your knowledge and and amazing collections . xoxo
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      I have to agree with Manikin's comment above, welcome back :-)
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      What a lovely piece of history!
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you Manikin for the wonderful treatment, also thank you Peasejean55 and also Efesgirl, I appreciate you're stopping by to comment !
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you aura, kyratango, Peasejean55, freiheit and antique rose, love to you all.
    6. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 5 years ago
      So beautiful!!
    7. glassiegirl glassiegirl, 5 years ago
      Love how her hair is blowing back in the wind. Lovely example, Phil.
    8. mikelv85 mikelv85, 5 years ago
      Her wind blown hair really does give a sense of motion in the whole piece. She's charming ! :)
    9. toracat toracat, 5 years ago
      Beautiful! I took a break from CW for awhile and my house is full! Happy to see your posts! Don
    10. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Beautiful mascot, beautiful posts, great write up. Phil's back!!
    11. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the comments nutsabotas6, glassiegirl, very much appreciated.
    12. pickrknows pickrknows, 5 years ago
      Great post Phil, and awesome piece of art!
      cheers!!
    13. Truthisanarrow08 Truthisanarrow08, 5 years ago
      Awesome......
    14. Manikin Manikin, 3 years ago
      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/classic-cars/hood-ornaments/stories
      your Car mascots are listed here correctly Phil :-) xo
    15. Collectables59 Collectables59, 3 years ago
      Cracking item
    16. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 years ago
      #7.......

      Thomas.
    17. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Thank you Thomas and Roy !~
    18. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 years ago
      You 'Art' Welcome!! Your 7th. Post....

      Thomas.
    19. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 9 months ago
      stilldreaming and renedijkstra, thank you so much for the loves.

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