Nest Egg Auctions
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The Collection of Dr. Vincent DeAndrea

Sat, Aug 5, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 111

Nipper RCA Victor Dog Mascot Statue, Print & More

Estimate: $100 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500

*UPDATED* Included here: one painted chalk and plaster store display figure of the iconic Nipper tilting his head upon hearing "his master's voice" emanating from an RCA machine. Piece measures approximately 5 1/2" in width, 15" in height (including base) and 13" in depth. Some chips evident in paint especially around his snout and ears. No evidence of repainting. Otherwise in fine shape.

Also included: one reproduction print of the "His Master's Voice" painting by Francis Barraud that was (and still is) prevalent throughout RCA's marketing. Printed by Portal Publications. "Litho in U.S.A." Live area of artwork measures 20" wide and 14" high and is in fair condition. Exhibits some warping in addition to foxing and spotting. Wooden frame measures 25 1/2" wide, 19" high and 3/4" and is likewise in fair condition. Exhibits scuffs, dings and scratches throughout. The glass within the frame is in fine condition.

Plus: a set of ceramic Nipper salt and pepper shakers measuring approximately 3 1/2" high and a handmade Nipper figurine (Stamford Art Col. Art Hop is inscribed on base along with the artist name LaRosa on the very bottom) measuring approximately 4" high.
Keywords: vintage, music, recording, memorabilia, marketing, promotional, Victrola