A rare 'Boudicea' glass mascot, by Red Ashay, British, 1930s, retailed by H G Ascher Ltd, in satin glass, depicting the Queen of the British Iceni Tribe in her war chariot being pulled by five horses, mouned within a correct nickel-plated split mount and above a turned wooden display base, 6½in. long.
<span style="font-size:medium;"><strong>Boudica, Britain</strong></span><br>In the 1st century A.D., Boudica, Queen of the Iceni rebelled against her daughters were raped and she was publicly flogged by Roman officials. Boudica led a coalition of tribes on a revenge mission and razed ancient London. Though her rebellion failed, she is remembered as one of Britain's original nationalist heroes.