Bronze Plaquette of WAGNER Mounted on Agate

Bronze Plaquette of WAGNER Mounted on Agate
Lovely signed Bronze plaquette depicting the head and shoulders of Richard Wagner. The Bronze is signed as F. Stiasniy and measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/8" and is mounted on a beautiful piece of Blue/green agate measuring 5 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3/4". Franz Stiasny (1881–1941) was a Polish medallist and sculptor, whom Forrer (BDM) notes was working in Vienna prior to the First World War. Very fine quality! Stiasniy produced a large series of bronze portrait medals of important writers, composers, musicians and historical personages in rectangular formats. The piece dates to around 1910. Wilhelm Richard Wagner 22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas.
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