This is a handsome bronze. It is Victorian Era, Circa 1880 and depicts a fallen nude Gaelic warrior. He is laying on his side wide with a chest wound and beside him lays his broken sword. There are intertwined battle horns beneath him. The detail of the bronze casting is amazing. On the top section of the handle to his sword is a lion's head. The warrior has long curling hair and a mustache. The bronze has the original marble base. The bottom of the bronze has two pins that fit into the marble base and make it removable from the base. The bronze without the base measures 18 inches long and 8 1/2 tall, the marble base measures 20 inches by 10 1/2 inches. The overall height of the piece with the base is 10 inches. The total weight with the marble base is 39 lbs. There are no signatures or foundry marks on this original bronze. It is in excellent condition showing a nice patina with only normal wear for an antique piece of this quality.
Estate Jewelry, Engagement Rings, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Art Glass, Loetz
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