French, 17th century
bronze, on a modern metal stand
bronze: 58 by 49.5cm., 22 3/4 by 19 1/2 in.
overall height on stand: 63cm., 24 3/4 in.
Overall in good condition with minor surface dirt and wear consistent with age.
There are original joints at the tops of the arms. The proper right original joint may have been strengthened and is slightly open with some lead addition. There are patches of wear particularly to the back and shoulders. There are various casting flaws around the perizonium at the back. There are some patches of wear to the patina. A few small fissure including to the proper left thigh. There are some small original plugs including one to the proper left lower leg. Some patches of green including to the chest.
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