Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Sword of the Chief of Heralds, used to proclaim Napoléon  emperor

Sword of the Chief of Heralds, used to proclaim Napoléon emperor

Designed by Jacques-Louis David and Jean Baptist Isabey. Manufactured by Nicolas Noel Boutet at the Versailles imperial armory. - 1804

During the three-hour coronation ceremony, the Imperial couple sat on their thrones, which were placed on a platform under Notre Dame Cathedral’s main arch. The enthronement conferred on Napoléon the supreme power of France. It fell to the Chief of the Heralds to proclaim him Emperor and announce the coronation to the crowd.

Historical Provenance - Charles Marchal collection

Gilded bronze, silver-gilt, ebony, and velvet.



1912 Imperial Russia NAPOLEON WAR BORODINO BATTLE Russian TIN BOX picture

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Tsarist Russia postcard post stamp 1913 NAPOLEON Ataman Platov Cossacks BORODINO picture

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Tsarist Russia postcard 1909s NAPOLEON war. Battle of Borodino. Corpses death. picture

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Old Russian KAMPEL postcard 1913s Borodino Napoleon Church (With traces battle)  picture

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1960 BORODINO BATTLE Guide, Patriotic War of 1812, Napoleonic Wars, Russian Book picture

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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011