Automotive mascots out of the Jazz Age. Some of these having been part of a Agfa Film brand advertising campaign. From a recent Bonham’s auction catalogue.

Mascot in silver-plated bronze and white and blue enamel. Mascot made for the Agfa Film brand for their important advertising campaign in the 1930s. Silver-plated bronze and blue and white enamel. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auction/27987/lot/415/agfa-film-h20-cm-et-l-20-cm/
Femme Papillon Automotive mascot signed V. Rossi and titled L’Art Allégorique, 17 rue Marois, Paris. Silver-plated bronze, mounted on a Citroën radiator cap.It appears in the catalogue of the magazine “L’Equipement Automobile” in 1922/23. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auction/27987/lot/417/v-rossi-butterfly-woman-h-95-cm-et-long-16-cm/
La Sirène, Automotive mascot in silver-plated bronze with a high quality marble base. Georges Colin, designer. Signed G. Colin, stamped Syndicat des fondeurs unis, numbered 10 and 1032. It was listed in the Hermès catalogue of 1925, award winner of l’Auto newspaper in 1922. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auction/27987/lot/418/georges-colin-1876-1917-the-mermaid-h-1655-cm-with-base-275-cm/
Automotive mascot in silvered-plated bronze, mounted on a red enameled Panhard radiator cap. embossed on the wings “Avions Voisin“. Created by a dealer of the brand to decorate his customers’ vehicles. ca. 1930s. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auction/27987/lot/421/avions-voisin-mascot/

Zeppelin mascot,. blimp mascot charge of the London defense. 20th. c. Silver bronze. Maker not given. Image © Bonhams 2001-2023. Fair use license. https://cars.bonhams.com/auction/27928/lot/64/zeppelin/

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