This Lalique car mascot has been consigned to the Tennants of Leyburn sale on November 16-17 by the great-niece of the chauffeur of the car on which it was originally mounted.


She was given the 10in (26cm) long Victoire No.1147, in clear and frosted glass on a chromium-plated metal mount, by the owner, Sir Thomas Willans Nussey, 1st Baronet (1868-1947) of Rushwood Hall, East Tanfield, North Yorkshire.

It is stamped for the Breves Galleries of Knightsbridge and the patent number 309301.

Estimate £15,000-20,000.

Contact: 01969 623780.