Lot 44: Cycles Peugeot. ca. 1896
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: EUGENE VAVASSEUR (1863-1949) Size: 45 3/4 x 62 7/8 in./116.2 x 159.6 cm Affiches Camis, Paris Peugeot began production as a maker of various household goods, especially items which required simple mechanisms, such as pepper grinders. Their specialization in metal domestic necessities led to making the steel rods needed in female undergarments, which, as the company grew, ultimately landed them in the bicycle business. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears & stains at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 45 3/4 x 62 7/8 in./116.2 x 159.6 cm
Artist or Maker: EUGENE VAVASSEUR (1863-1949)
Date: ca. 1896