Charlemagne (ca. 745-814). King of the Franks, founder of the Carolingian dynasty. In the year 800, he was crowned Christian Emperor of the Occident, in the Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Old manufacture of Gustave Vertunni, France, around 1940. Hollow lead figurine, filled with plaster. Scale 55mm to the eye line. Overall height : 60 – 65mm.