Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Teapot given by Empress Marie-Louise to Queen Hortense

Teapot given by Empress Marie-Louise to Queen Hortense

Manufacture Imperiale de Sèvres - 1813

The teapot’s decorative motifs were taken from artwork by Charles Percier and Pierre François Léonard Fontaine, inspired by the 17th-century fables of Jean La Fontaine representing two friends.

Historical Provenance - Bonaparte family collection


Images © photo12.com-Pierre-Jean Chalençon
A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011