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EMPEROR NAPOLEON I

PROBABLY FROM THE SERVICE OF THE GRAND TRIANON
EMPEROR NAPOLEON I
FROM AN IMPERIAL ROOM PROBABLY AT THE GRAND TRIANON
SOLD
EMPEROR NAPOLEON I
Probably from the Room Service of the Grand Trianon
Object n°231

Rare chamber pot called “bourdaloue”, for woman use, with brown ground imitating the tortoiseshell, ornate with a richly gilt frieze of palms, surmounted by a polychrome garland of flowers. The gilding of the handle is a bit worn.

Sèvres porcelain imperial factory, circa 1810.

Fully marked, painter unidentified (P. or R), gilder Le Grand (1776-1817), caster Henry (1769-1812).