Live Auction

March 2024: Day One

Thu, Mar 14, 2024 11:00AM EDT
Lot 36

Motor Mascots And Automotive Related Statues, 20th C., 10 pcs

Estimate: $400 - $600

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$30 $10
$100 $25
$400 $50
$900 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$150,000 $10,000
Lot includes one Pegasus motor mascot. No apparent maker's marks. Mounted to a radiator cap, which in turn is mounted to an acrylic display stand. Figure: H5". Total height: 10.5". One Pontiac Indian Head radiator cap mascot. No apparent maker's markings. Mounted to an acrylic display stand. Figure: H 2.75". Total height: 9.5". One Cadillac Lasalle Goddess statue. No apparent maker's mark. Figure: H 4.5". Mounted to a marble base, H 2". One Cadillac heron motor mascot. Manufactured by the Stant Manufacturing Co., Connorsville, Ind. H 7.25". Mounted to an acrylic display stand. Overall height: 13.5". One Jaguar motor mascot, no apparent maker's markings. H 1.75". Mounted to an acrylic display stand, H .75". One Mack Truck bulldog mascot, H 3.75". Mounted to a slate pedestal base, H .75". One bronze Pierce-Arrow statue. Marked on the underside "The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company CORP.". H 4.25". Mounted to a brass pedestal base, H 1.5". One Spirit of Ecstacy chrome plated statue, H 6". Mounted to an acrylic display pedestal, H 9". One aluminum Delahaye Gaulois head statue. Marked "Club Delahaye". H 7.75". Mounted on a brass display base. One rampant stallion statue made by Don Sommer (Detroit, 1933-2019). Signed, dated 1990, and numbered 28 at the base. H 11.25". Provenance: Collection of James A. Brescoll, Bloomfield Hills, MI.


Overall good condition with no major losses. Arrow for the Pierce-Arrow statue has detached at the bow. | Please note all lots show signs of wear commensurate with age and use, and the lack of a statement regarding condition does not imply the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from defects or the effects of aging. Unless otherwise stated, all information provided is the opinion of DuMouchelles' specialists. Should you have any specific questions regarding the condition of this lot, please use the “Request Condition Report” or “Ask a Question” buttons or email conditions@dumoart.com.
Collection of James A. Brescoll, Bloomfield Hills, MI.