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    Sale 5926

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    24 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 143

    A FRENCH ENGRAVED GLASS TUMBLER

    CIRCA 1811, THE MOUNT WITH FRENCH DISCHARGE MARK

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ENGRAVED GLASS TUMBLER
    CIRCA 1811, THE MOUNT WITH FRENCH DISCHARGE MARK
    Engraved with profile bust portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte and Marie-Louise, their son Napoleon II, and her father Francis I, Emperor of Austria, the rim with a silver-gilt mount, the base with radiating diamond-cut panels
    3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high


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    This was perhaps made to commemorate the birth of Napoleon's only son and heir in 1811

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