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Antique Classic Virgils Aeneid Aesthetic Movement Terracotta Color Plaque Myers 1882

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: Ash Antiques

This antique has been viewed 11 times in the past month with the most views from France.


Antique classic Aesthetic movement terracotta color plaque by Myers 1882 measures approximately 12&7/8 inches (32.6 cm) wide side to side x 7&15/16 inches (20.1 cm) high top to bottom. The plaque decorated with two children to centre lifting a third child with banner high with a young lady and child to the right and two children and some rabbits to the left. Artists impression of the quotation from Virgil's Aeneid "VIRES ACQUIRIT EUNDO", which translates "she gathers strenth as she goes". The color is not even on the plaque with darker shades toward the centre, and some tiny chips and some rubs (see photos). No restoration. The plaque has a seal marked on the reverse: "VIERES ACQUIRIT EUNDO", "LUTET. PARIS. I.", and the date "MDCCXVII" (1717).


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.


Height = 20.1 cm (7.9")
Width = 32.6 cm (12.8")
Depth = 3.6 cm (1.4")

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