Bonaparte Tea cup and saucer

Bonaparte Tea cup and saucer

This chocolate cup in the shape of a chalice and its saucer, with a violet background, is decorated with a portrait of Bonaparte dressed as the Cisalpine President. Bonaparte was in fact elected as the President of the new Italian Republic on 25 January 1802, before being crowned King of Italy in 1805. ...
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Museum :
Musée et domaine nationaux du château de Fontainebleau
Themes :
Gastronomy, Arts and crafts, Historical figures
Art movements :
Empire, 19th century, Decorative Arts, Neo-Classicism, Art Déco
Artist :
Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767-1855)
Material :
Model dimensions :
10 cm x 7.5 cm x 10 cm
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