Napoleon I for ever

On 22 October 2019, by Etienne Rey

Both adulated and hated, nearly two centuries after going the way of all flesh the Emperor continues to be talked about and to drive the market wild.

€1,500,000
The Emperor's "French" bicorn hat in felt, known as a "black beaver", decorated with a cockade (remade
subsequently) and black silk braid, second half of the 19th century, l. 49, h. 15 cm.
Fontainebleau, 16 November 2014, Osenat and Binoche et Giquello auction houses.

 
€650,000Martin Guillaume Biennais, 1804, gold laurel leaf from the crown worn by the Emperor during his coronation, with undulating edges

€650,000
Martin Guillaume Biennais, 1804, gold laurel leaf from the crown worn by the Emperor during his coronation, with undulating edges and fine chased veins, 9.2 x 2.5 cm.
Fontainebleau, 19 November 2017, Osenat auction house.

€306,250Sèvres Imperial Manufactury, dessert plate from the "General headquarters" personal dinner service taken by the Emperor to St Hele

€306,250
Sèvres Imperial Manufactury, dessert plate from the "General headquarters" personal dinner service taken by the Emperor to St Helena, centre painted in 1808 by J. F. Robert, diam. 23.6 cm.
Fontainebleau, 2 July 2017, Osenat auction house.


€82,000Charles Percier and P.F.L. Fontaine, Description of the ceremonies and festivities that took place for the coronation of their maje

€82,000
Charles Percier and P.F.L. Fontaine, Description of the ceremonies and festivities that took place for the coronation of their majesties Napoleon (…) and Josephine (…), large in-folio, published by Leblanc in 1807.
Paris, Drouot, 23 November 2010, Pierre Bergé & Associés auction house.

€135,000Bust of Napoleon I in ceremonial coronation dress wearing the laurel crown (from the collections of Joseph Bonaparte), white marbl

€135,000
Bust of Napoleon I in ceremonial coronation dress wearing the laurel crown (from the collections of Joseph Bonaparte), white marble, ca. 1813, 80 x 56 x 35 cm.
Paris, Hôtel Le Bristol, 17 December 2012, Kohn Marc-Arthur auction house.

€132,216Description of Egypt (…), published by the orders of His Majesty, Emperor Napoleon the Great, first edition in twenty-three volume

€132,216
Description of Egypt (…),
published by the orders of His Majesty, Emperor Napoleon the Great, first edition in twenty-three volumes including nine of texts, Paris, Imperial Printworks, 1809-1822.
Lyon, 6 December 2016, Artenchères auction house.


€221,000Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) to Josephine, love letter written at Millesimo during the Italian campaign, 18 April 1796.Paris, Dr

€221,000
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) to Josephine, love letter written at Millesimo during the Italian campaign, 18 April 1796.
Paris, Drouot, 4 April 2019, OVA – sales operators for the Aristophil collections (Ader).

€102,080Lepage, Paris, 13.5 mm calibre flintlock pistol that probably belonged to the Emperor, blued, gilt over and under barrels, one rif

€102,080
Lepage, Paris, 13.5 mm calibre flintlock pistol that probably belonged to the Emperor, blued, gilt over and under barrels, one rifled, the other smooth bore, signed, numbered and dated "1807".
Paris, Drouot, 24 November 2017, Thierry de Maigret auction house.


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