Antique 19th century French bronze figure of the thoroughbred race horse Gladiateur wearing a blanket and saddle.
Gladiateur (1862–1876) was a French thoroughbred racehorse who won the English Triple Crown in 1865. Gladiateur is called a legend by France Galop and "one of the best horses ever to grace the turf in any century" by the National Sporting Library of Middleburg, Virginia.
Measures 10 1/2" wide x 9" tall. Good condition and pleasing patina - missing reins.
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