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    Sale 7453

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    27 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 240

    FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800

    Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Emperor of France 1804-1814/1815, as 1st Consul, in gold-embroidered blue coat and black stock, curled dark hair and sideburns

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    FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1800
    Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821) Emperor of France 1804-1814/1815, as 1st Consul, in gold-embroidered blue coat and black stock, curled dark hair and sideburns
    oval, 1¾ in. (44 mm.) high, set on the cover of a circular tortoiseshell bonbonnière with gold lining by Catherine-Adélaïde Duponnois (Veuve Leferre, fl. 1822-1837), marked, Paris, 1819-1838


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    Provenance

    Sch. Collection, Berlin; Lempertz, Cologne, 24 November 1976, lot 259.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION