Equestrian statuette of Gustavus II Adolphus of Sweden, c.1630 (silver-gilt)

ROC499182 Equestrian statuette of Gustavus II Adolphus of Sweden, c.1630 (silver-gilt) by Lang, Daniel (d.1635); 39.2×28.5×19 cm; Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2016; (add.info.: Gustav II Adolf (1594–1632) has been widely known in English by his Latinized name Gustavus Adolphus Magnus and variously in historical writings also as Gustavus, or Gustavus the Great, or Gustav Adolph the Great. King of Sweden and founder of the Swedish Empire.
When fully assembled it is still possible to remove the horse’s head in order that the statuette can function as a drinking vessel. ); REPRODUCTION PERMISSION REQUIRED; Swiss, out of copyright

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