Madelena Antiques & Collectables

Rene Lalique Glass 'Saint-Christophe' Car mascot

Introduced in 1928. Height: 11.8cm (9.25ins). Width: 10.3cm (4.06ins). Depth: 5cm (1.97ins).

Rene Lalique clear and frosted glass 'Saint-Christophe' car mascot.

The mascot features Saint Christopher. His most famous legend, tells that he carried a child, who was unknown to him, across a river before the child revealed himself as Christ. Therefore, he is the patron saint of travelers, and small images of him are often worn around the neck, on a bracelet, carried in a pocket, or placed in vehicles by Christians.

Moulded makers mark, 'R. LALIQUE FRANCE'.

Book reference: Marcilhac 1142.

Condition

CONDITION: Very good.

Small manufacturing stress line inside the glass on the base on the front left.

Otherwise, without any flaws or damage


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