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Central Medallion From The Milton Shield

A fantastic reproduction of the central medallion of the Milton Shield depicting the archangel Raphael recounting to Adam and Eve the defeat of the rebel angels as they sit in the garden of Eden.  The relief is very elaborate, beautifully showing the bodies of Raphael, Adam and Eve and the surrounding vegetation around them of the garden of Eden.  Bronze with a wooden frame and small plaque with the artworks info.  The original Milton Shield was made by Leonard Morel-Ladeuil for Elkington & Co. of Birmingham.  The shield is illustrated with scenes from from Milton's Paradise Lost.  The original shield became one of the most celebrated pieces shown at the Paris Exhibition of 1867. Dimensions Frame: 42 cm Plate: 24.5 cm Weight: 1.9 Kg