WW1/ French Figure “Mitrailleurs en Action”



Magnificent figure with two French soldiers with all their equipment and machine gun ready to start shooting from a “Machine Gun” position during the First World War, manufactured at the beginning of the 20th century with bronze plating. The sculpture is molded in detail, the faces, helmets, equipment, etc. It has written in French, at the bottom of it inside an oak leaf, the name given to this beautiful WW1 sculpture “Mitrailleurs en Action”, (Machine Gunners in Action). On the floor of the promontory where they have the stall is the signature of the artist who made it “R. Gelandi”. The figure measures 37 cm high by 29 cm wide at the front base and 17 cm wide at the side base, each soldier measures 25 cm high from feet to helmet. It weighs quite a bit.