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The Coq Houdan hood ornament was made in clear glass and was produced in April 30, 1929 and ceased production after 1936. The following bibliography contains information about Lalique and his car mascots. 

“The Age of Elegance.” Lalique Collectors News Sept. 1997, pp. 5-6 
Mascots or hood ornaments, some of the 27 designs Lalique made in 1925-1932 

“Beauty Found in Automotive Mascots.” 
Old Cars Weekly v. 12, no. 47, Nov. 24, 1983, pp. 12-13 
Lalique hood ornaments 
VF: Glass types—Glass novelties—Automobilia an transportation related 

“Purple Lalique Has Court Date in London..” 
Antique & Collectors Reproduction News, v. 7, no. 5, May 1998, p. 54. 
Purple Lalique hood ornaments suspected of being irradiated. 

Breves Lalique Galleries, London, England. Lalique mascots. 
London, England : Breves Lalique Galleries, [n. d., 1930-1935?] 20 p. 
Brochure is not dated, however, Breves Lalique Galleries began selling Lalique in 1928, and began promotions for Lalique's car mascots in 1930. 
Location: Trade Catalogs 

Dawes, Nicholas M. “Motoring with Lalique” 
Lalique Magazine v. 4, no. 3, Fall 1992, pp. 4-7 

Dionne, Roger. “A Touch of Old-Time Automobiliana: How the Classic Mascots 
From the '20s and Earlier Became Valuable Collector's Items.” 
Montgomery Ward Auto Club News Sept./Oct. 1978, pp. 25-26 
Includes Lalique hood ornament 

Gardiner, Gordon. Automobilia : international 20th century reference with price guide / Gordon Gardiner and Alistair Morris. Woodbridge, Suffolk [England] : Antique Collectors' Club, 1998. Pages 135-140. 
Location: Stacks TL7.G22 

Kowalke, Ron. Car memorabilia price guide / Ron Kowalke and Ken Buttolph. 
Iola, WI : Krause Publications, c1996. 416 p. : 
Glass and metal hood mascots: pages 163-182. 
Location: Stacks TL7 .K88 

Manganelli, Giorgio. “Mascot Mystique.” 
FMR no. 33, July/Aug. 1988, pp. 43-74 
Includes some glass hood ornaments by Lalique, Red Ashay 

Marcilhac, Felix. René Lalique, 1860-1945, maitre-verrier. Paris : Editions de l'Amateur, 2004. 
“Bouchons de radiateur”: pages 496-505. 
Location: Stacks NK5198.L1 M31 2004 

Melior, Nil New York, NY. Accessories by Nil Melior: everything for your car be it Ford or Rolls Royce. New York Nil Melior 1934 [22] p. 
Includes car mascots (hood ornaments) by Lalique and Sabino. 
Includes: mirrors, car mascots 
Location: Microforms Trade catalogs F-13630T 

Tenent, Rose. “Car Hood Ornaments.” 
The Antique Trader Weekly v. 33, no. 8, Feb. 22, 1989, p. 98 

Waight, Tony. “Lalique Car Mascots.” Antique Dealer and Collectors Guide, v. 56, nos. 10-11, May/June 2003, pp. XVIII-XIX, ill. Tips for collectors. 

Watts, David C. “The Mystery of Purple Lalique?” 
Glass Circle News, no. 78, March 1999, p. 3+. 
Purple Lalique hood ornaments suspected of being irradiated. 

Williams, William C. Motoring mascots of the world. Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1979, 
Location: Stacks TL275.W72 

Websites: 
www.suite101.com 
www.carmascot.com 
http://kent-thornton.com 

Videos 
Lalique, an Enduring Legacy 
Producer, A.V.I. Visual Productions, Ltd., NY for Jacques Jugeat, Inc., 1985. 
1 videocassette (13 min.) 
This film presents Lalique's biography and the evolution of his glass, including decorative glass, perfume bottles,and hood ornaments; the re-opening of the Wingen factory after World War II, and post-war production pieces, including those in crystal. 

Lalique Glass 
Producer, Business Arts, Inc. & Key Pictures, Inc., 1993. 1 videocassette (35 min.) 
Traces the techniques and innovations of Lalique glass from the turn of the century to today. Nicholas Dawes gives advice for collectors, and tips on how to avoid defects, 
fakes and forgeries. Illustrations from his book on Lalique are used to supplement his material on early glass, perfume bottles, jewelry, vases, clocks, table lamps, hood ornaments and pressed-molded vases. 

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JB