mid c19th british castiron 'coat of arms' or royal cypher with traces of original polychrome painted decoration

Mid C19th British cast-iron 'coat of arms' or Royal cypher with traces of original polychrome painted decoration.



Item Ref

ML 187


Mid C19th British cast-iron 'coat of arms' or Royal cypher with traces of original polychrome painted decoration.
Well -cast Royal Coat of Arms with rampant lion and unicorn side supports bearing central crest . Bearing the tradition inscription and cypher of the British monarchy "Dieu et mon Droit" across the base.
Nicely aged patina with good colourful muted traces of the original polychrome decoration .
The material used suggests it was produced for display externally , perhaps either to signify the award of a Royal warrant , or to designate a military or official premises .
Possibly produced by the Coalbrookdale Foundry , a company renowned for the production of high-quality iron casting in this period .
Minor historic 'nibbles' or losses to some extremities.
H 14"
W 19"
D 2"
England c..1850
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Internal Ref: ML 187


Height = 36 cm (14")
Width = 48 cm (19")
Depth = 3 cm (1")

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