Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Cushion used at coronation of Napoléon

Cushion used at coronation of Napoléon

- 1804

Many of the objects used in the coronation displayed Napoléon’s personal emblem, the bee. The symbol provided continuity with the ancient sovereign King Childeric I (father of Clovis, 5th Century King of the Franks) whose tomb, when discovered in 1653, revealed he had been buried with hundreds of inlaid golden bees.

Historical Provenance - Collection of Augustin François André Picot, the Emperor’s embroiderer

Silk velvet, gold thread and embroidered braid



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 BRITISH HORSE HEAD OFFICER SWORD WAR OF 1812 WOOLEY& DEAKIN CA 1796 picture

NAPOLEONIC BRITISH HORSE HEAD OFFICER SWORD WAR OF 1812 WOOLEY& DEAKIN CA 1796

$6495.00



NAPOLEONIC BRITISH HIGH GRADE GRANADIER M 1804 BRITISH OFFICER SWORD WATERLOO picture

NAPOLEONIC BRITISH HIGH GRADE GRANADIER M 1804 BRITISH OFFICER SWORD WATERLOO

$4595.00



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



NAPOLEONIC  WARS  ERA   ITALY  INFANTRY  OFFICER  SWORD ( Original Scabbard ) picture

NAPOLEONIC WARS ERA ITALY INFANTRY OFFICER SWORD ( Original Scabbard )

$4500.00



British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword picture

British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword

$3330.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011