Outstanding antique French silvered bronze figural wax seal, desk stamp and red marble stand. Depicting the bust of Jesus Christ wearing the crown of thorns. The casted solid bronze figure is fully dimensional and finely detailed. Signed Germain JBte. Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Germain (French, c. 1845-1910). The back with dedication Le Classe de 5eme 1901-1902 à son Professeur. Stamped near the base with impressed L.M. mark, perhaps a foundry or retailer stamp. The matrix bearing a monogram, appears to be interlaced initials BJ or perhaps BF. With original red marble display stand enhanced in silver bronze trim. Measures 5 5/8” total height with the stand x 2 3/8" diameter at the base. The wax seal alone stands 3 1/2" tall x 1 7/8" wide, the circular matrix is 7/8" diameter. In overall good condition with general wear commensurate with age and use. There is an edge nick to the marble at the base.

ITEM ID
DSK-2883
COLOR
Bronze, Red, Silver
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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Antique French Wax Seal Silvered Bronze Desk Stamp Jesus Christ Statue Bust Signed Jean-Baptiste Germain, Red Marble Stand

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