i\u0027m not a huge fan of pre-war american cars, but these hood ornaments are pieces of art by themselves this is a pierce-arrow. 37: streamline airplane motif chrome hood ornament blc. img_5276. 55 oldsmobile hood bird #566355 1955 olds hood ornament very very nice! in |. mascots with incorporated emblem. picture 8537jpg. 100_2585jpg. this sort of ornamentation was fundamental to the decorative aspect of art deco, which later disappeared under the successor streamline moderne thinking.