PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN NOBLE FAMILY (LOT 131)
each stamped with inventory marks 14629, L.P below a crown, 42, 37 and LPN below a crown.
Louis-Philippe, duc d'Orléans, was born October 6, 1773 in Paris, the eldest son of Louis-Philippe-Joseph, duc de Chartres. He died on August 26, 1850 in Claremont House, near Esher, Surrey, England. A supporter of the Revolution and a member of the Jacobin Club (1790); he was exiled in the United States, in New York.
The Château de Neuilly was built for Marc Pierre de Voyer d'Argenson. It was purchased circa 1818-1819 by Louis Philippe who was proclaimed King of the French on April 9, 1830 The château was looted and destroyed during the 1848 revolution. After his abdication, Louis Philippe spent the last two years of his life in England.
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