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A rare souvenir-plate "Emperor William I. in the Franco-German war 1870/71"


A rare souvenir-plate "Emperor William I. in the Franco-German war 1870/71"


Lot-No. 608 | Proceeds : 2.000,00 €  

Meissen, end of 19th cent. In the centre a very fine painting with battle scene: An infantryman is presenting the French tricolore to the Prussian king and later Emperor Wilhelm I. as a symbol of victory. The slightly waved rim with rich relief and gold-decoration. On the rim a border with 4 painting reserves and 4 heraldic cartouches. The paintings showing scenes from the war. The 4 cartouches with the coat of arms of the 4 involved German kingdoms (Prussia, Bavaria, Saxonia and Wurttemberg). Crossed swords in u"glaze blue with pommel and incised "117". Diam. 24 cm.

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