Duke of Wellington portrait bronze bust plaque circa 1840. These busts were made between 1825 and 1855. The portrait is a finely detailed profile of the Duke of Wellington in his full dress uniform. Very three dimensional with nice aged patina. The dark color at temple ant eye are very exaggerated in photos. The plaque has two metal posts on back with a screw for mounting onto back for framing. Plaque can be displayed as is or mounted and framed. Would look well in a study or bookshelf.
The Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. The Iron Duke was born in 1769 and died in 1852.
Size: Approximately 7 1/2 inches tall x 4 3/4 inches wide
Condition: Excellent condition with aged patina. Brightness on areas of highlight. Screw for mounting. Dark areas are very exaggerated in photos and are much less demarcated in person.
8 other shoppers have this item in their Cart or Wish List
Wide-ranging selection of unusual antiques at reasonable prices
Each antique and collectible object offers a window into the past and brings history alive in a tangible way.