Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria – a large plaster bust on a carved wooden stand
International Orders & Military Collectibles | O88m | Online auction | 601 Lots
DescriptionThe emperor in the uniform of a field marshal with the bijou of the Order of the Golden Fleece at his neck as well as further decorations, his coat draped over his left shoulder. Signed indistinctly and dated "1896" on the left, the reverse with inscription "... von R.Lunardi". Round base and square pedestal. Height 80 cm. High stand of dark-stained wood with square pedestal, the front and side surfaces with applied grotesque heads. The front leg carved with mascaron in high relief, cartouche with Moor’s head and acanthus décor, the reverse leg lightly carved. Height 135 cm.Impressive ensemble from an old collection of the imperial court.
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