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Early C19th French Empire Cast Lead Bronzed Roundel Of Napoleon Bonaparte.


£900 | $1,198 USD | €1,020 EUR
Item Number: SA595126
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons


Early C19th French Empire cast lead bronzed roundel of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Patinated as bronze , a cast lead profile roundel of Napoleon Bonaparte as Emperor of France . Depicted wearing a laurel wreath , or 'Corona Civitas' ,recalling the Emperors of the ancient Roman Empire.
Signed beneath bust shoulder "Andrieu F", Andrieu Fecit . The sculptor being Bertrand Andrieu , probably struck to commemorate the marriage of Napoleon and the Hapsburg Marie-Louise in 1810 . Andrieu ( 1763-1822) was a pupil of the medalist Gatteaux , his neo-classical style suiting Napoleon's new Imperial aspirations. This plaque being one of that pair produced of the couple .

The moulded edge of the roundel fitted with a hanging ring to the top .
Well cast details, with some rubbing and loss to the bronzed patination, and minor dents to the edges .
H 5.5"
W 5.5"
D 0. 5"
France c. 1810
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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


Height = 14 cm (5.5")
Width = 14 cm (5.5")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")

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