Grenadier Regiment "King Friedrich III" (2nd Silesian) No. 11 - a large officer's gift, circa 1903
Orders & Military Collectibles until 1918 | A90m | Live auction | 521 Lots
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DescriptionA detailed bust of Kaiser Friedrich III of heavy hollow-cast bronze, with brown patina, on the side the artist's signature "J. Uphues 1893" for Joseph Uphues (1850 - 1911), on the reverse the foundry mark "Noack Berlin". Mounted loosely to a cylindrical grey stone base (slightly bumped), on the obverse a plaque of non-ferrous metal with the dedication (tr.) "For his parting comrade Oberstleutnant Poninski / The officers' corps of the Grenadier Regiment König Friedrich III (2nd Silesian) No. 11. 13. 10. 1889 - 2. 7. 1903". Partially slightly damaged, signs of age. Overall weight ca. 14 kg. Overall height 47 cm. Very representative.
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