Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Joséphine’s monogrammed tortoise shell box

Joséphine’s monogrammed tortoise shell box

- c. 1799-1800

The opposite of Napoléon in temperament, Joséphine loved to spend money on beautiful objects. He gave her a monthly allowance of 50,000 francs for personal expenses and 10,000 for charities, but her spending often exceeded that.

Historical Provenance - Marshal Ney’s collection

Tortoise shell ornamented with guilloche



Napoleonic War 1770 Austro - Hungarian Offices Hussars Silver Saber  picture

Napoleonic War 1770 Austro - Hungarian Offices Hussars Silver Saber

$13500.00



Fine German heavy cavalry saber, C. 1800- Napoleonic war era, Original scabbard picture

Fine German heavy cavalry saber, C. 1800- Napoleonic war era, Original scabbard

$1300.00



NICE OFF SAID MINOR SWORD SABRE SABER ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON TO 1780 VIVE LE ROY picture

NICE OFF SAID MINOR SWORD SABRE SABER ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON TO 1780 VIVE LE ROY

$1250.00



NICE TROOP SAID MINOR SWORD SABER ROYAL REVOLUTION NAPOLEON TO 1780 /1800 picture

NICE TROOP SAID MINOR SWORD SABER ROYAL REVOLUTION NAPOLEON TO 1780 /1800

$780.00



FRENCH OFF. ROTATING BRANCH SWORD SABER Mle 1784 ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON W SCABAR picture

FRENCH OFF. ROTATING BRANCH SWORD SABER Mle 1784 ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON W SCABAR

$780.00



infanterie légère Dragonne  sabre épée  Napoléon 1 er Empire picture

infanterie légère Dragonne sabre épée Napoléon 1 er Empire

$761.38



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011