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PROPERTY OF A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THE BONAPARTE FAMILY

An ivory miniature of a Lady, Daniel Saint, circa 1805, and an ivory miniature of Caroline Bonaparte Murat, Jean Baptiste Isabey, circa 1800
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PROPERTY OF A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THE BONAPARTE FAMILY

An ivory miniature of a Lady, Daniel Saint, circa 1805, and an ivory miniature of Caroline Bonaparte Murat, Jean Baptiste Isabey, circa 1800
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An ivory miniature of a Lady, Daniel Saint, circa 1805, and an ivory miniature of Caroline Bonaparte Murat, Jean Baptiste Isabey, circa 1800
the first signed Saint d'après Augustin, after Jean-Baptiste Jacques Augustin, oval, according to family tradition representing Amalia, Princess of Bavaria, wearing a fine blue muslin dress, stamped gilt-metal mount, rectangular ebonised wood frame, 4cm. high; the other oval, the sitter wearing a white dress and pearl necklace, a lace veil partly covering her hair, stamped gilt-metal mount, rectangular black-laquered wood frame, 4.8cm. high
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Provenance

Jérôme Napoléon, King of Westphalia (1784-1860);
Prince Napoléon (1822-1891);
Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

The carnelian fob seal:
According to family tradition the seal belonged to Madame Mère, Letizia Ramolino (1750-1836), whose monogram is said to be engraved on the matrix
Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

The commemorative hardstone and metal desk seal:
Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

The silver-mounted hardstone desk seal: 
Eugénie, Empress of the French (1826-1920);
Prince Victor Napoléon (1862-1926);
Prince Louis Napoléon (1914-1997)

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