Glass mascots at Beaulieu Motor Museum (17 images)

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A collection of 28 "perfect" Lalique glass car mascots has been put on display for the first time ever. A range of 31 mascots, mounted on the bonnets of classic cars and thought to bring good luck to the driver, were made by French master glassmaker Rene Lalique during the 1920s and 1930s.

The collection - three rare mascots short of a perfect set - are privately owned and have been loaned to a museum as part of a "luxury of motoring display" that features a...
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