Sculpture of an Eagle protecting the Globe - Gilt, Lead - Second half 19th century

Description
Sculpture of an Eagle protecting the Globe - Gilt, Lead - Second half 19th century
France

A fine and greatly detailed gilt lead sculpture depicting a large eagle with spread wings clenching the world globe between its claws as in protecting it from outside danger. The tapering base with garlands of laurels almost resembling the eagles nest.

Dates to ca. 1850, France

H. 23 cm
Wingspan ca. 27 cm

Weighing 2482g

Condition - Very good, some wear to the gilding
Please see the photos as they are an important part of the description

This lot will be carefully packed and sent by registered and insured mail

Lot details
Object
Sculpture of an Eagle protecting the Globe
Material
Gilt, Lead
Estimated Period
Second half 19th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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