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19Th Century Gilt Bronze Charles Dickens Portrait Wall Sculpture

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CAC202

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2023
  • £2,000.00
  • €2,367 Euro
  • $2,564 US Dollar

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Item Description

British Victorian 19th Century Gilt Bronze In Low Relief Charles Dickens Portrait Wall Sculpture.

A feature that also stands out is that Dickens has been cold painted, you can see he is wearing is smart black suite, with white shirt and inner waistcoat.

Subject portrait of the known Charles Dickens in quarter length front profile view facing looking at the viewer.

A nice small size being 24.5 cm wide and 24.5 cm high.

So collectible and sought after.

Made from bronze.

Circa early Victorian era dated 1870.

Origin from England.

Stamped on the front by the sculptor maker Theophilus Smith of Sheffield & having the foundry mark on the back. Theophilus Smith was a known sculptor, designer & photographer, his photographs can be found in the Getty Musuem in the USA & also in the National Portrait Gallery in London. Smith is also known to have produced another plaque depicting Charles Dickens which can be seen in th V & A museum in London. 

Hanging metal loop on the back with rope thread ready for immediate home wall display.

It was produced to commemorate the life of Dickens, inscription along the top as follows Charles Dickens Born February 7 1812 Died June 9 1870.

Condition report. 

Offered in fine charming old used patina condition. 

Having some noticeable wear, scuffs, paint losses, scratches commensurate with usage & old age.

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Dimensions in centimetres
 
High (24.5 cm) 
Width (24.5 cm) 
Length depth deepest point (3 cm)               

               

Item Info

Seller Location

Covent Garden, London

Item Dimensions

H: 24.5cm W: 24.5cm D: 3cm

Period

1870

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Covent Garden, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Contact No

+44 (0)7494 763382

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