Babbitt metal statuette of Peter Tordenskiold


Statuette of Peter Jansen Wessel known as, Tordenskiold
Babbitt metal with brown patina
Marked on the base: P. Tordenskiold / A.V.E. ENERET / C. JACOBSEN EFTER BISSEN

Late 19th Century

Height: 32,5 cm (12.7 in)

Missing sword. Very light wear on the patina

Peter Jansen Wessel known as, Tordenskiold (1691-1720), Danish admiral of Norwegian origin. His nickname Tordenskiold, signifies "lightning-Shield" was given to him by the king as he addressed these words: "You are the lightning that crushes the Swedes and the shield that protects my kingdom’s navy. "

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 32 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014041268