Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord’s prayer chair

Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord’s prayer chair

Jacob Frère -

This prayer chair, or prie-dieu, is a relic of Talleyrand’s years as Bishop of Autun, prior to the French Revolution, and of his years of international diplomacy and intrigue. By the end of his life, he turned towards religion again and displayed this prayer chair in his bedroom.

Historical Provenance - Rochecotte Castle

Sculpted and gilded wood with upholstery



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



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



French Napoleonic 1814 Lancers Sword picture

French Napoleonic 1814 Lancers Sword

$3100.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011