Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Fabric sample from Versailles

Fabric sample from Versailles

Grand-Frères (silk manufacturer of Lyons) - c. 1810-1811

In honor of his marriage to the Archduchess Marie-Louise of Austria in April 1810, Napoléon redecorated Versailles, placing numerous orders for silk fabrics from Grand-Frères. This fabric sample, from the palace’s great living room, includes his personal emblem, the bee, as well as images related to the glories of the Roman Empire.

Silk



NAPOLEONIC WAR FRENCH PRESENT OFFICER - BODYGUARD SWORD / CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE picture

NAPOLEONIC WAR FRENCH PRESENT OFFICER - BODYGUARD SWORD / CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE

$9000.00



Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword picture

Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword

$7550.00



NAPOLEONIC KING WILLIAM BODYGUARD GARDE DE BATTAILLE SWORD 1 OF 2 KNOWN picture

NAPOLEONIC KING WILLIAM BODYGUARD GARDE DE BATTAILLE SWORD 1 OF 2 KNOWN

$6995.00



Antique Bronze Sculpture Napoleon With Sword Presenting Legion Of Honor picture

Antique Bronze Sculpture Napoleon With Sword Presenting Legion Of Honor

$5000.00



French ambassador sword in the Napoleonic era at the beginning of the 19th  picture

French ambassador sword in the Napoleonic era at the beginning of the 19th

$5000.00



Massive French Napoleonic era CORPS IMPERIAL DU GENIE Pioneer Axe (sword,dagger) picture

Massive French Napoleonic era CORPS IMPERIAL DU GENIE Pioneer Axe (sword,dagger)

$4500.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011