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Bronze Statue of Adolf Hitler (Item BRONZE 2-1; ART 10-5; AH 15-12)

DESCRIPTION: Here is one of the greatest art offerings ever offered on our pages. This is a wonderful standing statue of Adolf Hitler by famed Third Reich artist Kurt Schmid-Ehmen. This was the Third Reich period artist who sculpted many of the items of décor for the Parteitag grounds, the German exhibitions building at the Paris Exhibition, the party building, and the Führer building in Munich, and literally hundreds of other monumental sculptures in the N.S. Reich. On our pages under ART 9-1 and PARTY 2-10 you can see a narration about this prolific artist along with pictures of small renditions of his famous eagles at the Party rally grounds at Nuremberg. This statue was one of the items that we were able to procure at the Preussische Bergwerks U. Hotten AG on the outskirts of Berlin in the community of Gleiwitz. Look at our narration at ART 9-1 of our site for an interesting background on the procurement of the Schmid-Ehmen eagles. It seems that the artist had a contract with this company to produce these items that he either sold or, in the case of the Hitler statue, was commissioned for. We believe the Hitler statues were meant for inner-party distribution in the NSDAP; possibly for museums, special offices, schools, etc. It’s interesting that the signature on the bronze is spelled ‘Ehmenn,’ with two ‘N’s.’ Possibly, this is why three of them were found together in a work bin. Could it be that this mistake was detected and the pieces were slated to be corrected or done over? Believe it or not, even German artists make mistakes. There was a circle in red over each extra ‘N’ when found them so we believe almost for sure that the name ‘Ehmenn’ was to be changed to ‘Ehmen.’ These are the little nuances of history—thought provoking, but nonetheless, interesting. However, someone’s spelling mistake back in the 1940s does not in the least detract from the overall greatness of the sculpture. This remains one of the rarest and most important pieces of Third Reich art yet unearthed. The statues were found without marble base as in the case of the eagles. The Bergwerk produced bronze art pieces, but not marble. The marble plinths were manufactured and cut at another location also in the hamlet of Gleiwitz that specialized in granite, marble, and stone. We arranged with the manager of the Bergwerk to have bases made by that original company and applied to the statuary. They are done exactly like the originals were cut and constructed. See Item ART 9-1 for more on this background. As for the statue itself, it is astoundingly true to life in its depiction of Adolf Hitler at the time of the Kampfzeit, 1920 to 1933 (struggle for power). All during the turbulent time one would see the young Hitler either in shirt sleeves (the brown shirt) or in this trench coat as you see him depicted here. The first trench coat was given to him by Dietrich Eckart, his mentor and the man he thought the most of in the world. There are hundreds of pictures of him in this same old coat. It became his profile to say the least. When he was noticed by the world press he was often called “the right-wing radical in the trench coat.” Only after being elevated to German chancellor was this familiar coat discarded for a leather version of the same style. So much did he like his old trench coat that the later, more stylish leather one had to have the very same look. Also, legend has it that he liked the coat because it had deep pockets where he habitually carried his petite, but deadly .22-caliber S & W revolver without the need of a holster. See our narrative on Adolf Hitler’s revolver. The statue is about 21 inches high including the beautifully cut marble base. The base is about 6 1/2 inches square and about an inch and an eighth thick. The bronze base is 5 1/2 inches square. The shoulders of the Führer measure about 5 inches across. The patina is great showing some slight and very acceptable wear. We have only seen one other of this statue before finding the Gleiwitz pieces and the asking price of that one was over $15,000 and it was shown at several military shows around the nation. It is true that this is much rarer than a Hitler bust, but at Germania we sell guided by what we have invested in each piece. So in this case the collector is the fortunate one because we are willing to take a very reasonable price for this historically important offering of Third Reich art by one of its leading exponents.

PRICE: 3,500.00

 

Hitler

Ley - Hitler bust
Hedwig Maria Ley

 

Hitler

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With different plinth
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Hitler Bust by M. Ley (Item BRONZE 2-2; AH 20-1; ART 13-9)

DESCRIPTION: This is one of the first bronze art pieces that we managed to purchase from stock that was maintained by a German company in Gleiwitz, on the outskirts of Berlin. The company name was “Bergwerks V. Hutten A6.” Go to Item ART 9-1 to see a narrative of how these fine sculptures were acquired. Hedwig Maria Ley was a woman sculptress, well known and accomplished in the period of the Third Reich. She enjoyed the sponsorship of Adolf Hilter hemmself after he saw a fine impression of Dietrich Eckhart, Hitler's friend and mentor. Her particular style is notable. The Hitler bust was said in party circles to be the best likeness of the führer ever produced, even though Hitler favored the bust of himself by Ferdinand Lieberman. We know of this lady’s art and we realize she was among the best. In our extensive library we once had a picture of her sculpting the “Führerbuste.” If anyone has a good image and/or a biography of Frau Ley, we would appreciate it if they would help us out and educate us a bit further. The bust is in beautiful condition with only the plinth (base) replaced. Please read the narrative of how the Nuremberg eagles and standing Hitler statue were obtained. This bust measures 11 inches on the base. The bronze head by itself is about 7 inches high with a width ear to ear of 4 inches.

PRICE: $1,850.00

 

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Bronze Statue of an SA Man (Sturmabteilung) (Item BRONZE 2-3; ART 15-2; SA 12-8)

DESCRIPTION: This is a magnificent bronze of an SA Stormtrooper with his arm extended in the Deutsches Gruss, German greeting! He is highly detailed and very dramatic. He wears the correct uniform and is posed in the prescribed position to salute the Hakenkreuz Flagge (swastika flag). This is one of the wonderful bronze statuary pieces that we were able to procure from the factory that originally cast and finished them during the “NS Zeit.” See the explanation at PARTEI 2-10 where we show some magnificent eagles that also came from this foundry. The eagles were by the great sculptor Kurt Schmid-Ehmen. The SA statues were also produced by the Kunstgiessereigliewits Hutten A.G. This firm was one of the most important art foundries during the Third Reich producing many important pieces that might be considered a glorification of the NS ideals and mythos. The SA man was one of the best of all the figures in our estimation, but the eagles and Hitler statues are really gorgeous, as well. This figure really personifies the spirit of these tough, but loyal troopers who smashed the communist menace before it could take over the Fatherland in the 1920s and early 1930s. If anything could be said to typify the NS movement it would be the SA man and here he is in all his brown-shirt splendor depicted in patriotic resplendence. The figure is in genuine bronze, but if you read our narrative at PARTEI 2-10 you will note that we have pointed out the Bergwerk cast bronze, but did not mount them on marble. The marble or granite was separately ordered and affixed. The bases were ordered from another firm in the same area that specialized in the stonework. We were lucky and found this “rock shop” and we were able to purchase fine granite pieces for mounting on our bronze statuary. So what you see is the original bronze SA sculpture with a base recently applied. The base is (exactly) like the bases originally used on these Bergwerk figures. The figure measures 1 foot high from the bottom of the base to the fingers of the extended hand. The base measures 4 inches square and 1 1/2 inches thick. The SA man is 10 inches high from the bottom of the jackboots to the top of the kepi. The piece is not signed, but has letters and numbers at the back of the bronze plinth (GMA 1138). This is really a great piece and historically important. It would look great displayed with NS collectables or in a light-up case on its own. We were only able to purchase a few so they will probably not last long.

PRICE:   $1,465.00

 

Nazi Party

 

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Official Bronze Bowl from Foyer of a Government Building in Nuremberg (Item BRONZE 2-4; ART 15-3; PARTEI 4-3)

DESCRIPTION: This handsome bronze bowl is the type used in various government buildings throughout the Reich, and especially in the Reichsparteitag city of Nuremberg. The center design is the famous Parteitag eagle by Kurt Schmid-Emen. For an explanation of these eagles go to Item PARTEI 2-10. Here you will not only see similar eagles in bronze, but also you will see the story of how we managed to procure several great bronze articles from a company that simply refused to surrender any of the articles of Third Reich artistic value to the conquerors. The articles were safely hidden away by this courageous firm located in the town of Gleiwitz; a town known for iron and bronze art pieces for hundreds of years. The particular company was the Bergwerk Hutten, but it is called by a completely different name now. The town had a fabulous history. Be sure to read it on our pages. The bowl is large and in genuine bronze patinated in a greenish-bronze color. The feet are “Siegrunes” similar as used by the Hitler Youth and the . The diameter of the bowl is about 10 1/2 inches and it is about 1 1/2 inches deep. The eagle is in great raised detail fully dimensional with a wingspan of above 6 inches and is about 6 1/2 inches high. This is really a handsome relic of the “Dritten Reich.” The bowls would be placed in a setting of honor seen as one would enter one of the NS buildings and one would put his personal card in it and the cards would be collected on the hour. There are no markings on the piece as to the manufacturer, but it is definitely by the famous Hutten Bergwerk foundry in Gleiwitz. We were able to procure four of these beautiful bowls and when they are gone there will be no more unless you are able to get one from a veteran. “Anything is possible!” We have priced them very reasonably.

PRICE: $1,350.00

 

SS Trooper Bust
SS Trooper Bust

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LAH at Nuremberg
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Magnificent Bronze Bust of an LAH Stormtrooper (Item BRONZE 2-5; ART 16-6; SS 36-8; LEIBSS 2-6)

DESCRIPTION: This bust was recently sent to us by our German picker in Nuremberg. If you go to our site placement on page 2 of the Nuremberg Parteitag items Partei 2-10 you will see the bronze Nuremberg eagles by artist Schmidt Ehmen. In that narrative, we outline the history of how these pieces were discovered in the community of Gleiwitz at the former bronze foundry known as the Preussische Bergwerks V. Hutten. This town was known for the production of the finest of bronze works of art since 1813. Please read this narrative. You will find it most interesting and factually presented. This bronze bust was procured in the same manner. Please also direct your attention to the reference to the granite bases and their later application to the bronze sculpture and how our agent had to arrange to have them mounted. The figure has all of its original bronze patina and the condition is about mint. It captures all the spirit of the Leibstandarte SS Runes Adolf Hitler. The pride and past glories of this "Elite of the Elite." Did I say that? Yes, I did as a matter of fact!  The sculpture depicts a handsome, young trooper of this famed standarte with his kepi, brown shirt, cross strap and collar tabs. There might be a minimum of artistic license in the collar tab definition but it probably was emphasized to bring it out in dramatic effect and fashion. All in all, the artist has captured that moment in time that resounds with us even today. There might be some exaggeration expressed if I call it “Monumental” but you see it impresses me more than any other artistic treasure that we have ever offered in the past.  This is the first so dramatic looking sculpture that we have ever seen offered with the Allgemeine SS Runes as the subject. To realize that and narrow it down to the SS Runes LAH is incredible. If you are the one so fortunate to acquire this magnificent piece, then consider yourself fortunate indeed. It certainly would be a major item to complement a good NS or SS Runes collection. It is 100% original, brought back from the “dust bins of history” to the serious collectors of today. We will not go into the history of the SS Runes Leibstandarte as you can get that on line at Google or other search engines but of course, you will have to read between the lines for any semblance of truth or objectivity.  “Wer einmal lügt dem glaubt man nicht und wenn er ruch die wahrheit spricht!”  “He who lied once will never be believed again, even if he later tells the truth!”  So, you be the judge when you go to these sites remembering that it is the victors that get to write their own history. And, unfortunately, they write the history as they wish to depict it of the vanquished! So it was for instance when the history of the American Civil War was written by the Yankees. Back to the sculpture, it depicts an Unterscharfuhrer identified by the rank shown on the collar tab with one pip. The opposite tab has the SS Runes-(1) depicted. The numeral 1 is the historical designation granted to the first unit of the SS Runes to be graduated to a fully accredited and named unit. They went from SS Runes Stabswache Berlin to “SS Runes-Sonderkommando “Zossen” then the “SS Runes Sonderkommando Jüterbog” and finally SS Runes Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler (LAH) in 1933, but they were always designated No. 1 “in more ways than one.” Later, when they became a motorized division in the Waffen SS Runes, they were the No. 1 Panzer Division. It is well known that they were the elite of Germany’s armed forces. But this bust depicts this LAH trooper in the pre-WWII outfit. The time of struggle (Der Kampfzeit), this was back in the days when these tough fighters mopped up the streets with Sparticist Reds and other Communist thugs. When the situation loomed hopeless for the brown battalions of the SA then “Who are you going to call?”-- that is, when the “Black Guard” stepped in and made short work of the Reds and other enemies of the Reich. The bronze measures about 10" high with the granite base being an inch and ¼ deep.  The base measures 7" x 5".  It is heavy -- 13.62 pounds (all bronze). So we are prodigiously proud to offer this marvelous piece of 3rd Reich sculpture to the collecting public. The bust does not have a hand signature as such, but it has an intricate logo inset in the middle of the shirt's back that looks to be an SW set in a shield with 3 smaller shields surrounding the letters. The eagle and skull on the cap are correct for the pre-1934 uniform kepi. We believe that if it’s not the ultimate LAH piece ever located, it certainly borders on it. Superb! 100 times more rare than a Hitler bust.

PRICE: $4,500.00 Expensive? No, it is an absolute bargain personified! The absolute best of the best!

 

LAH Bust
LAH Bust
LAH Bust
LAH Bust
LAH Bust
Plaque with battle honors
LAH Bust
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Heroic Bust of a German Soldier of the Great War (Item BRONZE 2-6; ART 17-5; AH 26-20; LEIBSS 1-3)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a beautiful bronze bust of a soldat of the First World War mounted on a marble two piece base with a plaque commemorating the campaign in Poland in 1939 and the participation of the elite SS Division SS Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler.  It says: Polenfeldzug LSSAH, 8 9 1939 Pabiance, 15 9 1939 Bzura. Ubergand Sochaczew.

These dates and places refer to battles in the Polish campaign Pabiance was captured by the SS Leibstandarte in Sept. 1939. The battle of Bzura was a battle in the opening campaign of WWII and fought between Polish and German forces.  The SS LAH took a major part in the offensive.  These battles were named as the Sochaczew area offensive.  This would be basically the meaning of Ubergang Sochaczew.  The statue with marble base is measured at 8 inches and the bronze soldatenkopf itself is about five inches tall.  It is unsigned but a fine handsome likeness of what we call the ‘Geist des Deutschen Soldat” (the spirit of the German Soldier).  The company of the SS LAH that added the plaque thought evidently that this would be the appropriate piece to honor their company and the Leibstandarte in general who paid the Poles back for Bronberg, Eichdorf, Hopfengarten, and Marzheim.  Read about this on the web.  The Polish attack against these innocent people was on orgy of murder and rape that is beyond belief. The testimony of 593 witnesses established the fact that at least 3841 named ethic Germans were murdered by the Poles prior to the German occupation. Is it any wonder that the Führer gave the order to invade Poland?  Yes, there was payback (in spades) but the facts run contrary to the history that is promulgated by orthodox historians of today.  Part of their agenda is to paint a picture of innocent little Poland being invaded by the nasty Nazis for no good reason. Revision is bringing history to square with the truth.

PRICE: $1,850.00 A truly important art piece of the turbulent times.

 

Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle

Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
A typical chip
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
Stationary swastika usage
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle
The Braunhause
Werhmacht Desktop Eagle

Bronze Wehrmacht and Party Eagle Desk Piece (Item BRONZE 2-7; ART 17-8; NSDAP 18-26)

DESCRIPTION: Here is a magnificent sculpture in rich patinated bronze of the mighty German Hoheitsabzeichen or National Eagle. This configuration is different in that the eagle is perched upon a stationary swastika, not the usual mobile form. In the early days of the National Socialist movement this usage of the symbol was seen quite as much as the mobile form. This is one of the wonderful bronze sculptures that we managed to locate and purchase in the Gleiwitzdistrict near Berlin. See the Reichsparteitag Eagles at Partei 2-10. Here it explains how all the bronze sculptures came into our possession and this is one of the Prussian Bergwerk greats! The eagle on its double granite base is 9 ½ inches high. The actual bronze being 8 inches high. The wingspan is 6 inches. The depiction is spectacular embodying the mythos and spirit of the Third Reich like no other art object of the time. Strength, defiance, and majesty are apparent in the bold look of this magnificent sculpture. The base in granite was added later because the foundry had to order them separately in the 1930’s and 1940’s. We managed to find the marble quarry nearby that supplied the foundry in those days and we purchased plinths exactly like the originals that the eagles were mounted on. There might be a minor chip here and there (but certainly minor). These eagles were ordered by German army, navy, air force, and political-office groups as the ultimate desk ornament that portrayed national pride—and that it certainly does convey. No symbol of ultimate authority and nationalistic fervor ever existed that so graphically conveys such historical grandeur “Flieg Deutscher Adler, Flieg! (Fly German Eagle, Fly!)—from the NS song book . There is no artist’s signature on these eagles, but we suspect that they are by Herr Kurt Schmidt Ehmen the “Adlermeister” of the Third Reich. Also see the Eagle of the German Pavilion at Partei 2-11. We have only three of these; so don’t hesitate!

PRICE: $1,650.00

 

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Old Reich

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Three-Dimensional Plaque in Iron of the Führer (Item BRONZE 2-8; ART 11-8; AH 17-1; BRONZEMET 2-12)

DESCRIPTION: This is without any hesitation, incredible. It is an iron sculpture that could be called a plaque or a bust. Should we choose to call it a plaque it must be noted that it is completely 3-dimensional, standing out in amazing relief. You could also use the terminology, “one-quarter bust.” It measures 13 inches high and 7 3/4 inches across from ear to ear and 11 inches across the shoulders. The likeness is astounding and it depicts the Führer in the uniform shirt of the Kampfzeit (the struggle for power). The sculpture was accomplished in 1933 by an artist by the name of J. Ave. This was the Seigesjahr, or time of victory, for Hitler and the NSDAP. This is a heavy sculpture and the fittings on the back are structured to possibly be attached to a wooden plaque or possibly to an architectural wall, somewhere. We have been at this business for a very long time and have visited Kampfzeit collections in the U.S., Germany, the U.K., and Austria and we have never seen the likes of this one. We believe it is probably unique. On the backside it has the impressed wording: “Fr. Köster Heide” and something to the extent that copying it will be highly Verboten (forbidden). This also convinces us that this is a one-of-a-kind artistic endeavor. It is much rarer than any Hitler bust in bronze. This is an early treasure of the Third Reich that truly belongs in a museum or a notable collection.

PRICE: $3,950.00

 

Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue

Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
The lance
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
The signature
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
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Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
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Equestrian Statue
Note: 5th Uhlan boards
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue
Equestrian Statue

Massive Equestrian Bronze Statue of the 5th Regiment Prussian Uhlans (Item BRONZE 2-9; BRONZEMET 2-13; KHISTORY 1-15; KSTATUE 5-16)

DESCRIPTION: This is a magnificent bronze depiction of a mounted horseman of the Fifth Uhlan Regiment of the Kaisers 3rd Cavalry Division attached to the First German Army Command. They served with particular distinction in the Franco Prussian war and WW1.  Uhlans were light cavalry, actually Lancers, who fought with carbines, swords, and lances.  The title Uhlan was used by Lancer regiments in the Russian, Austrian and especially the Prussian armies.  Uhlans typically wore a double buttoned tunic (Kurta) with a colored panel at the front, a colored sash and a square topped Lancer cap (Czapka), also spelled chapka.  This cap was originally derived from a traditional design of the Polish civilian cap made more formal and stylized for military use.  Their Lances usually had small swallow tail pennants known as the Lance Pennon that was found just below the spearhead (see our pictures).  Prussian Uhlans distinguished themselves and fought bravely in the war against Napoleon.  In WW1 the Imperial German Army included 26 Uhlan regiments.  They all saw action while on duty at the first part of the war and their charge with lances struck fear in the hearts of the enemy since it has well been known that these were formidable warriors adept at warfare (up front and personal!).  Later in the second year of the war the Uhlan regiments were either dismounted to serve as cavalry rifle regiments in the trenches of the western front or transferred to the eastern front where primitive conditions made it still possible for horse cavalry to play an effective role.  In WWII a popular myth is that Polish cavalry armed with lances charged and were annihilated by German tanks during the 1939 campaign; this arose from the misreporting (both intentional and unintentional) of the charge at Krojanty on 1 September when two squadrons of Polish 18th Lancers armed with lances and sabers were met in combat by German cavalry led by Harry Von Johnston in what was the last charge of German cavalry with sabre.  The Poles were dispersed and defeated by Germans who rode one last time in the spirit of the Old Prussian Uhlans.  This is a little known fact of history that for the most part has remained hidden for all these years.

The bronze statue is accurate in every detail and prodigiously dramatic in its heroic depiction. It is a huge and heavy sculpture done in the finest mode of German bronze art. It measures 26 inches high from the bottom of the base to the top of the Uhlan Czapka.  The horse is 22 inches long from tail to muzzle.  The base is measured at 19 ½ x 7 inches.  The sculpture is signed by Leon Mignon (1847-1898), a sculptor from Brussels, Belgium. He studied under the sculptor Prosper Drion (1822–1906) at the Académie in Liège from 1857 to 1871. He was a particular admirer of the anecdotal sculpture of Léopold Harzé (1831–1893). His vocation as a sculptor of animal subjects began in Rome, where he studied on a grant from 1872 to 1876. He exhibited in Ghent (1874) and on several occasions in Paris (where he lived from 1876 to 1882) at the Salon des Artistes Français. He achieved prominence at the exposition Universelle of 1878 in Paris with his bulls fighting in the Roman countryside (Brussels, mus. a. mod.). In 1880–81, he shared a studio with the Belgian sculptor Paul DeVigne, whom he had met in Rome. Mignon’s bull tamer (liège, parc avroy) took the gold medal at the Salon of 1880. In 1882 he settled in Brussels and in 1888 produced the labors of Hercules reliefs for the stairway of the palace of Charles de Lorraine (now part of the Bibliothèque Royale Albertier). He sculpted several historical figures for the provincial law courts and was an astute philosopher of his time. In 1892 he sculpted many subjects for the Université de Liège. He excelled as a sculptor of animal subjects. Mignon occupies a leading place in Belgian realist art. He also modeled busts of Belgian personalities as well as a statuette of the Belgian painter Hubert Bellis; figurines of workers, soldiers from the Belgian regiments (c. 1889), and even an equestrian statue of a Prussian Uhlan, France’s enemy in the 1870 war; and a statue of Leopold in 1886 ( Brussels, mus. a. mod.). His works are preserved in the Musée de l’art Wallon, Liège, and the Musée d’Art Moderne, Brussels. He was completing a frieze for the Hôtel Somzée in Brussels when he died unexpectedly. He was an amazing artist and a cultured man of vision. A grand museum grade art piece personified and extraordinaire!  It is priced under market value for a sculpture as fine as this one is.  It is certain that one could not find any such dramatic artistic accomplishment to rival this one. Here he is! In all his Imperial glory.  Listen as you view him and perhaps, just perhaps, you will hear the strains of “Heil Dir im Seigerkranz” (Hail to thee in Victors Crown.) Deutschlands Helden Lebt in ewig leben!

PRICE: $12,500.00

 

Plaque
Painting of the Battle of Grunwald in the National Museum in Warsaw (Poland)

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Plaque

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Battle of Grunwald (Bronze Plaque) (Item BRONZE 2-10; POL 1-6)

DESCRIPTION: The Battle of Grunwald, otherwise known as the first Battle of Tannenberg, took place on July 15, 1410, between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania on one side (estimated 39,000 troops) and the Teutonic Knights on the other (about 27, 000 )troops. In the battle, the Teutonic Order was defeated and never recovered its former influence. The depiction of the plaque supposedly illustrates the moment when Ulrich von Jungengen, the 21st Grand Master of the Teutonic Order (left) dressed in a tunic with a black cross is killed by infantry. Witold the Great, Grand Duke of Lithuania, who was postulated King of the Hussites, is shown in triumphant position (center). This defeat of the knights marked the rise of the Polish-Lithuanian Union as the dominant political and military force in the region. The battle was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and is regarded as the most important victory of Poland, and Lithuania. It always has been surrounded by romantic legends and nationalistic propaganda thus becoming a large symbol of struggle against invaders and a source of national pride. The plaque of sheet bronze is 17 x 8 1/4 inches. There is a small, hanging loop at the center top so it evidently was a wall decoration in a patriot’s home in Poland or Lithuania. But, we bought it from a widow of a German Waffen-SS soldier who brought it home after the 1939 Polish campaign of the German Army, so in essence it is ironic that this Teutonic soldier brought home this evidence of Polish vindictiveness and victory against his ancestors. This a really rare piece of Polish war memorabilia (great for militant Poles). Are there any of you out there?

PRICE: $350.00

 

 

 

 

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