Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Medici-style vases

Medici-style vases

Louis-François Jeannest - c. 1811-1812

With the demand for bronze to cast cannons, large-scale artworks in this alloy of tin and copper were rarely made during the time. These two are the only known bronze vases of the period on this scale. Depicted in a classical motif, they represent Napoléon’s marriage to Marie-Louise and the King of Rome’s birth in 1811. Napoléon’s eagle, bee and heroic symbolism feature prominently, as well.

Historical Provenance - Ordered by Napoléon, Murat collection

Bronze



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



PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS  picture

PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS

$5177.25



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



British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword picture

British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword

$3330.00



Antique Polish Officer Sword Sabre Napoleonic Napoleon Poland By Collette Rare  picture

Antique Polish Officer Sword Sabre Napoleonic Napoleon Poland By Collette Rare

$3200.00



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