Emblem / mascot - Bugatti - Olifant - 1980

Description
Emblem / mascot - Bugatti - Olifant - 1980
Good - 165×35×65 mm - Nickel

Bugatti radiator ornament.

The offered ornament is an older replica of the known Bugatti Elephant which was designed early 1900 by famous sculptor Rembrandt Bugatti.
Rembrandt Bugatti was the older brother of car manufacturer Ettore Bugatti.
After Rembrandt died, Ettore decided to use the elephant as a radiator ornament on a number of cars that he designed in the 1920s (among others the Bugatti Royale) as an ode to his brother.

This ornament is in neat condition and has some discolouration (yellow) only on the top of the trunk.
Height 165 mm.

Lot details
Type of Object
Emblem / mascot
Qualification
Reproduction/replica
Brand
Bugatti
Model/ Title
Olifant
Material
Nickel
Condition
Good
Dimensions
165×35×65 mm
Year (youngest object)
1980
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