Outstanding France 1850's Napoleon Commemorative 9-3/8" Plate of the Battle of D'Iena
The twin battles of Jena [D'Iena] and Auerstädt were fought on 14 October 1806 on the plateau west of the river Saale in today's Germany, between the forces of Napoleon I of France and Frederick William III of Prussia. The decisive defeat suffered by the Prussian Army subjugated the Kingdom of Prussia to the French Empire until the Sixth Coalition was formed in 1812.
This is a wonderful France, circa 1850's commerorative Plate of Napoleon's great victory at the Battle of Jena. The Plate, which measures 9-3/8" wide, also commerorates the additional battles of Arcole, Caire, Austerlitz, Lutzen, Friedland, Berlin, Marengo, Rivoli, and Adoukir. The vintage Plate shows Napoleon on horseback observing the battle through a spy glass, while dispensing battleground orders.
The Napoleon Plate is in good condition and is totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with a few factory air bubble noted on the rim [see photo] as well as the back. The good condition Plate does have fine crazing.
Highly collectible the Plate displays a lengthy blurred backside mark [see photo]
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