European 19th Century Bronze Trinket Dish

$ 69.50

Late 19th century to early 20th century bronze dish or tray of Henry the Navigator. Henry was the Duke of Viseu, better known as Prince Henry the Navigator. He was a central figure in the early days of the Portuguese Empire. He is front and center surrounded by a a wreath of olive leaves and weighted with an anchor to symbolize the impact he had on the maritime discoveries in Portugal. 

-Size: 5 in 
-Materials: brass / bronze 
-Provenance: Late 1800s - Early 1900s
-Sourced From: the south
-Made in: Portugal 
-Notes: Heavy

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