Crystal liquor glass, engraved and gilded with the cipher of Emperor Napoleon III, of flared shape resting on a round base with very fine barrel.
Unknown factory, Second Empire period (1852-1870).
H. 10.5 cm.
Napoleon III, emperor of the French.
- A decanter and four identical glasses sold at Osenat, April 12, 2015, lot 437.
- A set of seven identical glasses of different sizes engraved with the golden number of Jérôme Napoléon, preserved in the national museum of the castle of Compiègne (inv. MMPO 1470 and following, reproduced in the following work).
Exhibition catalog, La cave de Joséphine. Le vin sous l'Empire à Malmaison, RMN, Paris, 2009, cat. 171 p. 127.