Henry II, King of France (1519-1559). Throughout his reign, he violently opposed the Protestants. He died in Paris, from a spear that pierced his eye, during a tournament celebrating the double marriage of his daughter and his sister. Old manufacture by Gustave Vertunni, France, around 1950. Solid lead figurine. Scale 55mm to the line of the eyes. Overall height: 60 – 65mm.