Obelisk in COMPOSITE FROM AN EXISTING OBELISK,... - Lot 69 - Ader

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Obelisk in COMPOSITE FROM AN EXISTING OBELISK,... - Lot 69 - Ader

Obelisk in COMPOSITE FROM AN EXISTING OBELISK, gilded with a military trophy and a lion's head, surmounted by a royal crown with passementerie (small lack), inscribed: "To the glory of Marshal de Saxe 1745", on a porphyry base; a later typed document inscribed: "Model executed for Marshal de Saxe to celebrate the battle of Fontenoy. Exists in the Protestant temple in Strasbourg.


Second half of the 18th century


H : 33,5 cm


An obelisk is also found in the center of the composition of the mausoleum of the Marshal of Saxony in the Saint-Thomas temple in Strasbourg.

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