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Milton Shield - Item #132

$ 480.00

milton-shield-flat-white

 

33 Inches High x 25 Inches Wide

Created in 1867 for the Paris Exhibition. There it was so admired that the British government bought it for 3,000 pounds. The shield demonstrates the process of repoussé, a technique in which the metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side. See Item #511 for the center of the shield relief.

 

Artist: Leonard Morel Ladeuil

Museum: Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Time Period: Modern, 1867

1911 Catalog ID # - 12610