Lot 5154

A monumental bronze figure of Emperor Napoleon I on a rampant horse

International Orders & Military Collectibles | A82m | Live auction | 905 Lots

Description

Massive bronze, patinated, unsigned. Detailed, three-dimensional, full-length figure of the emperor in uniform with Order of the Legion of Honour, sword and pistol holsters. A coat of arms with “N” on the breast of the wildly rampant horse. Delicately sculpted horse body. Beautifully patterned green stone base with surrounding leaf frieze of bronze. Partly rubbed, lightly knocked. Overall dimensions 56 x 28 x 72 cm, weight approx. 50 kg.Beautifully preserved, lively and lifelike, monumental equestrian sculpture of the French Emperor.Condition: II + Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 905 lots and starts on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 5001 - 5905. The pre-sale viewing will take place from May 21 - 24, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.