The Treasures of Empress Josephine Bonaparte

7 December | London

These two exquisite jewellery suites, offered in Sotheby’s upcoming Treasures auction (7 December 2021 | London) feature the finest craftsmanship fit for an Empress. In this latest episode of Expert Voices, Head of Jewellery Kristian Spofforth tells how they were gifted to Empress Josephine, first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte. Find out about the stunning cameos and intaglios that feature in these jewellery suites, and how these iconic pieces were held in one of the leading jewellery galleries in the world. Click here to watch more Sotheby’s videos.

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