This parcel gilt bronze military sculpture was designed and sculpted by Anna Danesin circa 1970’s and was made in Italy in a limited edition of 400. The details are really great. Gun is cast loose from the main body. This is signed on the back of the left leg and is numbered on the bottom number 83 of 400. Measures about 9.25in x height x 4.75in width overall. Condition: Excellent vintage condition.
I’ve translated the following description directly for the Italian language brochure that the former owner provided so the syntax is a little off but you’ll get the idea.
The nobleman, caught in the act of loading his weapon, door, tied at the waist with a chain, the flint, or flintlock, which with a flint producing the ignition spark for the musket. The blunderbuss wheel was produced to Ansburg, large production center of weapons, and was used throughout the seventeenth century at the northern nobility. In Europe the blunderbuss hard instead until the early nineteenth century, produced by many nations that had rifonire companies sharpshooter established in the various armies. The blunderbuss of this nobleman and a beautiful model of the aristocracy in Germany. Over the shirt with the distinctive collar "ruff" man - a gentleman Amsterdam - wearing a long jacket edged with embroidery, narrow at the waist with a sash. Pantolani members and spurred boots, wide and soft, folded down according to the fashion of the time.
In the typical head hat with feather, in vogue in Nordic countries.
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