This plaque by Enrico Braga is a representation of the sculptors prowess. The plaque is very detailed and shows the. Perfugium Regibus Coin on the back.
The piece is in an ornate gilded frame that perfectly compliments the plaque. Condition is very good with no breaks or chips as is evident by the photos. Enrico Braga was born in Canton Ticino and trained in the Brera Academy. At the 1880 National Exposition of Fine Arts of Turin, he displayed a series of statues, including Rataplan ; Per l'Onomastico ; Il premio ; and Cleopatra.At the 1883 Roman Exposition, he displayed two female statues: a Daughter of the Sea and La Rèverie. He also displayed a Bacchus , and a Garibaldi on July 25, 1866 , and La Touriste. A monument to Garibaldi by Braga is standing in Novara.
His Cleopatra and Bacchus were also exhibited in Paris in 1878. The former was also displayed at the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as part of the Egyptian Hall. The statue was felt to be the sculpted representation of a figure painted by Gérôme. He became an Associate member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and of St Petersburg, Russia. Measurements are: 12" by 12" and 2 1/8 deep.A fine addition to any collection or decor. To view my full range of my eclectic eye candy! The item "Rare Enrico Braga Antique Marble Cherub Plaque Plate Perfugium Regibus Coin Back" is in sale since Sunday, February 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Antique Decorative Arts". The seller is "alienicandy" and is located in Saint Helens, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Iceland, Paraguay, Viet nam, Uruguay, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Pakistan, South africa, Colombia, Antigua and barbuda, Saint lucia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion.