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WW1 BRONZE FIGURE OF A SOLDIER BY EMILE CARLIA.
Emile Joseph Nestor Carlie was born in France is 1849 and became a highly respected artist for his bronze sculpture's and exhibiting in many French gallery's and producing many fine bronze figures of beautiful woman and also soldiers in full military uniform, his work is highly regarded and collected. This figure depicts a soldier in full military uniform wearing beret and holding a short carbine riffle, attached to his belt is an ammunition pouch, bred bag and bayonet, attached to his back is his backpack and equipment. The base of the figure is deeply signed E.Carlier. The figure has a beautiful bronze age patina, it measures approximately 11 inches in height and dates from WW1. [Condition: Near Mint]