Charles Jacquot (French, 1865-1930) "Fredegonde" Dore Bronze Statue
Dore bronze statue by Charles Jacquot of Medieval Queen Consort Fredegonde (Fredgund or Fredegunda) holding a dagger at her side. Fredegonde is depicted with long braids and a simple crown, wearing a long dress. She stands on a octagonal shape base. Her name is raised on the base in front with Jacquot signature on the left side. On back of base reads "A600."
Fredegonde was a former servant to a queen and later became Queen to the Frankish King Chilperic after a mysterious death of his former wife. Fredegonde's life tale is surrounded by feuds and deaths. Her story is said to be the inspiration for the original Cinderella story after she tried to kill her own daughter, Rigunth, in a trunk.
3.5"L x 3"W x 10"H
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