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



Rare Signed BARBARY WAR OF 1812 HERO US NAVY COMMODORE JOHN RODGERS 1817 LETTER picture

Rare Signed BARBARY WAR OF 1812 HERO US NAVY COMMODORE JOHN RODGERS 1817 LETTER

$779.99



1805 PORTLAND GAZETTE NEWSPAPER WAR W/ BARBARY PIRATES picture

1805 PORTLAND GAZETTE NEWSPAPER WAR W/ BARBARY PIRATES

$500.00



ADMIRAL SILAS H STRINGHAM SIGNED, WAR 1812, BARBARY WAR, MEX-AM WAR, CIVIL WAR picture

ADMIRAL SILAS H STRINGHAM SIGNED, WAR 1812, BARBARY WAR, MEX-AM WAR, CIVIL WAR

$225.00



GENERAL WILLIAM EATON American hero of the Barbary War original engraving, 1808 picture

GENERAL WILLIAM EATON American hero of the Barbary War original engraving, 1808

$105.00



BARBARY WARS COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL picture

BARBARY WARS COMMEMORATIVE MEDAL

$42.44



FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper picture

FIRST BARBARY WAR Tripolitan - Frigate USS Philadelphia 1804 Hudson NY Newspaper

$36.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011