Lot 43
  • 43

AN IVORY MINIATURE OF MARIA LETIZIA BONAPARTE/MADAME MÈRE, FRENCH SCHOOL, CIRCA 1810 | An ivory miniature of Maria Letizia Bonaparte/Madame Mère, French School, circa 1810

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Sold
2,000 GBP
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Description

  • ivory, gold, human hair
wearing a white dress with gold lace and embroidery, a pearl necklace and headdress part-covered by a fine veil, gilt-metal frame, the glazed reverse with trellis pattern hair work over a pink ground, the rim inscribed: Madame Mère 1810 MN 854GN229

Provenance

Jérôme Napoléon, King of Westphalia (1784-1860);

Prince Napoléon Jérôme, called Plon-Plon (1822-1891);                                                                                                 

Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);                                                                                                                                 

Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

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