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



ANTIQUE 18thC SWISS 18k GOLD & ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE c.1790 picture

ANTIQUE 18thC SWISS 18k GOLD & ENAMEL SNUFF BOX, GUIDON, REMOND & GIDE c.1790

$37759.62



1820s 18 Karat Tri-Color Russian Snuff Box picture

1820s 18 Karat Tri-Color Russian Snuff Box

$14500.00



Antique 18k yellow gold snuff box by Adrien-Maximilien Vachette, Paris,1819-1838 picture

Antique 18k yellow gold snuff box by Adrien-Maximilien Vachette, Paris,1819-1838

$13400.00



Antique French 20k Gold Snuff Box Circa 1870 picture

Antique French 20k Gold Snuff Box Circa 1870

$11900.00



Antique Swiss 14k Yellow Gold and Enamel Snuff Box Circa 1840 picture

Antique Swiss 14k Yellow Gold and Enamel Snuff Box Circa 1840

$11440.00



ANTIQUE 19thC RUSSIAN PRESENTATION 14k GOLD & ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1870 picture

ANTIQUE 19thC RUSSIAN PRESENTATION 14k GOLD & ENAMEL SNUFF BOX c.1870

$10939.96



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011