Offered for sale is a mid 20th century Italian Capodimonte porcelain soldier depicting French general Francois-Severin Marceau. Marceau was a notable military hero in the early years of the French Revolution before being shot and killed in battle by a Tirolese sharpshooter. This porcelain mold was originally produced by the Royal Naples factory in the 19th century.
The figure is in very good condition, hand painted, and signed by Di Pietro. It would be a lovely asset for a man’s desk or shelf.
Size: 12 ¼” Height
Capodimonte Porcelain Soldier of General Marceau