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Bugatti Type 35 Motoring Bronze

$10,529.77

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'Rallye du Mont Blanc’: A fine quality, and extremely heavy cast bronze motoring trophy by August Hannessen dating from circa 1928, depicting a Bugatti Type 35 beneath a ceremonial archway with ‘Rallye du Mont Blanc’ cast into the bronze. Signed AUGUST HANNESSEN to the reverse. Illustrated: ‘The Motor Car in Art’, by John Zolomij, page 130. Automobile rallies have been held in the Alps since as early as 1906, with various wartime intervals. The Tour du Mont Blanc, as it is known today, is held each September, taking in some of the most scenic and demanding roads in the French, Swiss and Italian Alps.

Details

  • Creator
    August Hannessen (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 11.82 in. (30 cm)Width: 10.24 in. (26 cm)Depth: 7.09 in. (18 cm)
  • Style
    Other (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Bronze,Patinated
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1928
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The bronze has its original patina and has been recently waxed to preserve its finish.
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 62061stDibs: LU86806370183

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  • Shipping
    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 1-2 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Customs Duties & Taxes May Apply.
    Ships From: London, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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