19th Century French Ivory Bas-relief Napoleon and Marie Louise Effigies
Lovely hand-carved ivory effigies of Napoleon Bonaparte and Marie Louise of Austria, a bas-relief of French origin, dating back to the mid of 19th Century. This elegant French Ivory Bas-relief depicts the Emperor and Marie Louise of Austria as arm in arm standing figures. The ormolu rectangular frame of Empire taste is topped with a gilt bronze eagle..
NML initials engraved in the lower section. Good age related condition except a sign of gilding wear on the right side of the frame This bas-relief comes from a Milanese private residence.
height: 19.5 cm
width: 10.4 cm
depth: 1.7 cm