Lot 46: Michelin est Indechirable. 1908
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: MAXIME FRAIKIN Size: 31 3/4 x 39 5/8 in./80.5 x 100.7 cm Imp. M. Dumas, Paris Before the Michelin Man became the company's official mascot (or political correctness became a norm in advertising), all manner of strange and unsavory characters were used to promote the product's indestructibility. Here, a vampire-toothed Native American is shown gnawing on a bicycle tire, thereby proving that the mere road would cause it no harm. (bicycle, bike, tire)
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 31 3/4 x 39 5/8 in./80.5 x 100.7 cm
Artist or Maker: MAXIME FRAIKIN