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Rare Bronze Mascotte "Ailes Chimere" Small 145mm

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    Posted 6 years ago

    PhilDMorris
    (171 items)

    Rare Bronze Mascotte "Ailes Chimere" Small 145mm
    Apart from this one example I have not been able to locate one from the internet. There is a book called "Mascottes Fantaisies de 1910 a 1953," which is a book on french catalog pages of mascots which shows an example of these wings. I did not include the mascot page as it was done sometime in the 90's and is made up of really bad 4th generation photocopied images, although he is a world expert.

    I got the wooden base out and threw it away, as it was a very poorly made one. I hope someday to get the bolt out and use it in unison with some other mascot. The wings have a beautiful curl to them.

    Have never seen another for sale or not pictured in a book. Wish mine never had a broken top feather, but you have to take them as you find them, when they don't come up for auction. This one I purchased from France, where I find all the best French mascots.

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    Comments

    1. AzTom AzTom, 6 years ago
      Those are a work of art for sure.
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Thanks AzTom, a great way to describe it.
    3. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Another French beauty ;-)

      Fantastic!
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Thank you for all the love motorheadmn, mikelv85, AmatoorPikr, sklo42, Manikin, and AzTom !~
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      WOW......or in other words

      http://worldartsme.com/images/free-animated-wow-clipart-1.jpg
    6. NevadaBlades, 6 years ago
      Only the best! [;>)
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Thanks kyratango for the comment :~)
    8. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Thank you NevadaBlades for the comment, this one would be so best if it was not with a broken feather. But I guess wings are not easy to manage.
    9. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Thanks antiquerose for the nice comment !
    10. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Thanks kwqd for the love.

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