Jeanne Laisné, nicknamed Jeanne Hachette after her heroic defence of the city of Beauvais, axe in hand (1472). Resigned, Charles the Bold abandons the siege. She holds an axe in her hand and in the other a standard taken from the enemy. Superb. Old manufacture of Gustave Vertunni, France, around 1950. Hollow lead figurine, filled with plaster. Scale 55mm at the eye line. Overall height: 60 – 65mm.