Laurel leaf bracelet

BB400256

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This jewel is inspired by a gold leaf from the laurel wreath worn by Napoleon during his coronation at Notre-Dame on December 2, 1804.

This wreath, which can be found on various paintings representing the Emperor in coronation costume or on that of the coronation itself, painted by David, was destroyed during the Restoration.

While the painter Jean-Baptiste Isabey had the Emperor try the crown, a leaf came off it: Napoleon asked him to keep it.
Piously preserved by Isabey, this leaf remains the only memory of the imperial crown.

Dimensions
Diam. 5.8 cm - Wide. 3.8 cm
Material: Brass
Origin: Inspired from the laurel leaf of the coronation crown
Museum: Fontainebleau - National Museum of the Fontainebleau Castle
Editor: rmngp

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Laurel leaf bracelet

This jewel is inspired by a gold leaf from the laurel wreath worn by Napoleon during his coronation at Notre-Dame on December 2, 1804.

This wreath, which can be found on various paintings representing the Emperor in coronation costume or on that of the coronation itself, painted by David, was destroyed during the Restoration.

While the painter Jean-Baptiste Isabey had the Emperor try the crown, a leaf came off it: Napoleon asked him to keep it.
Piously preserved by Isabey, this leaf remains the only memory of the imperial crown.

Dimensions
Diam. 5.8 cm - Wide. 3.8 cm
Material: Brass
Origin: Inspired from the laurel leaf of the coronation crown
Museum: Fontainebleau - National Museum of the Fontainebleau Castle
Editor: rmngp

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