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Philip Rundell

Shield of Achilles, 1821

Silver gilt
90 1/2 × 90 1/2 × 10 in
229.9 × 229.9 × 25.4 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor
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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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A silver-gilt convex shield with a central medallion cast in high relief with Apollo in a quadriga, …

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A silver-gilt convex shield with a central medallion cast in high relief with Apollo in a quadriga, surrounded by stars and female figures representing the constellations. The broad border is cast in low relief with scenes of human and rural life (a wedding and banquet, siege, ambush and engagement, harvest, judicial …

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Royal Collection Trust
London, Edinburgh, +1 more
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A silver-gilt convex shield with a central medallion cast in high relief with Apollo in a quadriga, …

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A silver-gilt convex shield with a central medallion cast in high relief with Apollo in a quadriga, surrounded by stars and female figures representing the constellations. The broad border is cast in low relief with scenes of human and rural life (a wedding and banquet, siege, ambush and engagement, harvest, judicial …

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Image rights
© Royal Collection Trust / HM Queen Elizabeth II

Philip Rundell

Shield of Achilles, 1821

Silver gilt
90 1/2 × 90 1/2 × 10 in
229.9 × 229.9 × 25.4 cm
location
London, Edinburgh, Windsor