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Saturday, 7 April 2018

Silvered Bronze Rolls Royce Spirit Of Ecstacy Mascot

Large-Silvered-Bronze-Rolls-Royce-Spirit-Of-Ecstacy-Mascot-Black-Marble-Plinth

Buy @ Bargain Garden Antiques
  • 1 Magnificent Large Silver Plate Over Bronze Rolls Royce Spirit Of Ecstacy Mascot On Small Round Black Marble Base.  
  • Velvet under base.
  • Having been beautiful silver plated over bronze set on a marble base.  
  • The Spirit of Ecstasy is the bonnet ornament on Rolls Royce cars. 
  • Charles Robinson Sykes 18 December 1875 – 6 June 1950 was an English sculptor.  
  • Born in the North East of England in Brotton, who was best known for designing the Spirit of Ecstasy mascot which is used on Rolls Royce cars.  
  • He was born in Brotton in Redcar and Cleveland, England.
  • It is in the form of a woman leaning forwards with her arms outstretched behind and above her.  
  • Billowing cloth runs from her arms to her back, resembling wings.
  • The Spirit of Ecstasy, also called "Emily", "Silver Lady" or "Flying Lady". 
  • Carries with it a story about a secret passion between John Walter Edward Douglas Scott Montagu Second Lord Montagu of Beaulieu after 1905, a pioneer of the automobile movement also editor of the car magazine from 1902 and his secret love and the model for the emblem, Eleanor Velasco Thornton. 
  • This is a large over sized mascot ideal to display on your desk or in your home.  
  • Unsigned & no hallmark.
  • This is vintage reproduction of a Rolls Royce showroom display mascot. 
  • Circa late 20th century.
  • Offered in fine used condition. 
  • Having some minor imperfections commensurate with being handmade.
  • International worldwide shipping is available via ebay global shipping programme. 
  • Viewings are welcome by appointment only for customer support please send a message thankyou. 
  • Cash on collection is welcome.

Dimensions in Inches & Centimetres  

13.75" High  (35cm) 
 4.75" Width of base (12cm)
 7.5 Length of wingspan  (19cm)