Franz Josef I Emperor of Austria - Terracotta - Italian sculptor - dated 1886

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Franz Josef I Emperor of Austria - Terracotta - Italian sculptor - dated 1886
Small missing piece from the left ear (see photo no. 15) - 42.5 cm

Terracotta bust depicting Franz Josef I (1830-1916), last emperor of Austria and King of Hungary from 2 December 1867 up to his death on 21 November 1916. It rests on a circular black lacquered wood base. Made in Italy, signed by an unknown sculptor on the back: P. C. and dated 1886.
In good condition, a small piece is missing from the left ear (see photo no. 15) and the base is slighly damaged.
Measurements: H. 42.5 cm x 32 cm x 17.5 cm

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