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Paradise Lost - Item #511

$ 90.00



11 Inches High x 11 Inches Wide

Center of Milton Shield. The shield was created in 1867 for the Paris Exhibition. There it was so admired that the British government bought it for 3,000 pounds. The shield demonstrates the process of repousse, a technique in which the metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side. See Item #132 for the full shield.


Artist: Leonard Morel Ladeuil

Museum: V&A South Kensington Museum, London

Time Period: Modern, 1867

1911 Catalog ID # - 11050