Antique Historic Desk Statue, Continental Bronze, Frederick the Great, Victorian
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Our Stock # 18.9249
This is an antique historic desk statue. A Continental, cast bronze mounted figure of Frederick the Great of Prussia (1712 - 1786), dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900.
Delightfully captured in miniature, the Equestrian Statue of Frederick the Great stands prominently in Berlin's Unter den Linden, near to the Royal Palace.Superb desk interest with magnificent weathering and historic interest Displays a desirable aged patina and in good original order Cast bronze presents dark grey tones with flourishes of verdigris hues Appealing weight in the hand at 3.24kg (7.14 lb) In prominence, Frederick the Great sit atop his graceful steed Striking cloak and mane detail, with a fine muscularity to the horse Accentuated with slips of brass for the reins terminating in Frederick's hand To his right hand side, his walking cane sits proudly Raised upon a stout octagonal plinth with decorative finish Each fascia adorned with relief cast frieze depicting figural scenes Corners accentuated with sitting figures of the cardinal virtues - moderation, justice, courage and prudence Dressed to the base with a protective pad
This is a striking antique historic desk statue of Frederick the Great. Regal and distinctive, this delightful bronze will add an appealing touch to the desktop or display cabinet. Delivered polished and ready to showcase.
Max Width: 19.5cm (7.75'')
Max Depth: 10.5cm (4.25'')
Max Height: 22.5cm (8.75'')
W: 19cm (7.5")H: 22cm (8.7")D: 10cm (3.9")L: 19cm (7.5")
Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Hele, United Kingdom
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