Paradise Lost - Item #511by The Giust Gallery $ 65.00
11 Inches High x 11 Inches Wide
Center of Milton Shield. The shield was 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 repousse, a technique in which the metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side. See Item #132 for the full shield.
Artist: Leonard Morel Ladeuil
Museum: V&A South Kensington Museum, London
Time Period: Modern, 1867
1911 Catalog ID # - 11050