After Evgeni Alexandrovich Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886)
Bronze Figure of a Cossack Soldier, St. Petersburg, late 19th century, modeled as a man seated with a pipe in his hand and a dagger in his lap, with dark brown patina, incised signature, F. Chopin foundry mark, and Russian Ministry of Finance stamp all in Cyrillic on the base, ht. 5, lg. 6 1/2, wd. 3 1/2 in.
Date marks scratched out next to signature and within the Ministry of Finance stamp, patina has been worn in some areas due to polishing.