Beaux-Arts Bronze Sculpture of French Chasseur Cavalry Soldier on Horseback

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This large antique bronze depicts a chasseur a chevel de la garde imperiale, a horse chasseur (hunter) of the imperial guard of France.  Chasseurs were light cavalry in the Consular and served as members of the imperial guard during the French Consulate and first French Empire.  The work is signed A. de Gericke Beaux-Art and mounted on marble pedestal with brass nameplate.  

Item Details

Reference #:
ha-1479
Quantity
1
Category
Fine Art
Department
Antiques
Year
c1900s
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
14.00 x 17.75 x 6.50
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material
bronze