SYKES, Charles, (American, 1875-1950): ''Spirit of Ecstasy'', Patinated Bronze, approx. 22'' h, signed and numbered 22, affixed to beveled bronze plinth with a beveled slab of marble in between, overall 25.5'' h, used for the original hood ornament for Rolls Royce automobiles, originally created in 1911. The Spirit of Ecstasy is Charles Sykes most popular sculpture.