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Ref: 6138

France, Louis XVI, uniface lead plaque circa 1800, formerly bronzed, rare and unusual

 

 

Obv: cuirassed bust of Louis XVI right

 

Rev: plain

 

Condition: about very fine, traces of gilding on bust; Diameter: 66x86mm

 

Notes: this was probably inserted into a frame or possibly a piece of furniture or similar. When fully gilded it would have been an impressive depiction. The gilding remnants appear much more golden in reality than in this photograph.

 

Price: £95


France, Louis XVI, lead plaque circa 1800, formerly bronzed
France, Louis XVI, lead plaque circa 1800, formerly bronzed

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