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Title: Saladin
Item Name: Sculpture


This item is in the Burton Constable Hall collections and is included on this database by kind permission of the Burton Constable Foundation. Cantemir was a 17th-century Moldavian Prince who, alongside Peter the Great, fought against the Ottoman Empire. Gallant, erudite and sophisticated, he provides an ideal companion to the medieval warrior Saladin (Salah-al-Din). As chivalric figures, they appealed to the Romantic sensibilities of the age. Located in the Cantemir Room.

Year: 1800 (c)
Materials: Plaster
ID_Number: CHS 5