Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Gold medal awarded to Firmin Didot by First Consul Napoléon Bonaparte

Gold medal awarded to Firmin Didot by First Consul Napoléon Bonaparte

- 1800

Napoléon awarded this medal to the publisher Firmin Didot during the first industrial exhibition he sponsored to encourage French manufacturing, held at the Louvre in 1801. The medal represents a character with Phrygian cap (France) surrounded with different symbols: a plow for agriculture; a paddle for navigation; a compass for industry; and a caduceus for trade. It is engraved with the words “Encouragement and reward to the industry.”

Historical Provenance - Firmin Didot family collection

22-carat gold



Antique 19th French RARE Spelter Pendulum Clock

Antique 19th French RARE Spelter Pendulum Clock "Napoleon after the battle"

$4800.00



Napoleon Battle in the Snow Painted Art - 1979 Signed art by Jose Luis Salinas picture

Napoleon Battle in the Snow Painted Art - 1979 Signed art by Jose Luis Salinas

$3500.00



Pair of 19th C. Chargers, Napoleon Bonaparte, battles of Jena & Wagram picture

Pair of 19th C. Chargers, Napoleon Bonaparte, battles of Jena & Wagram

$3499.00



PAIR antique french oil canvas napoleon battle scene painting rare 19thc picture

PAIR antique french oil canvas napoleon battle scene painting rare 19thc

$2450.00



French Napoleonic Belgian Discharge Certificate Battle of Austerlitz picture

French Napoleonic Belgian Discharge Certificate Battle of Austerlitz

$1000.00



19th C Gilt Bronze French Officer Epee Sword & MOP Grip Napoleon Battle War picture

19th C Gilt Bronze French Officer Epee Sword & MOP Grip Napoleon Battle War

$899.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011