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Rare French antique set of 7 antique plates about the funeral of Napoleon.
Marked Gien porcelain underneath.
Mid to late 1800s.

They depict:
- Plate n°4: 'La chapelle ardente de Napoléon dans la frégate de la belle poule. Decembre 1840'. That is the chapel in the military vessel La belle poule where the ashes of Napoleon were placed to travel back to France after his death.
- Plate n°6: 'L'arrivée des restes mortels de Napoléon à Rouen. 13 Décembre 1840'. The arrival of Napoleon's remains in Rouen in December 1840.
Two chips.
- Plate n°8: 'Entrée du convoi de Napoléon à Paris. 13 décembre 1840'. Entry of Napoleon's convoy in Paris
- Plate n°9: 'Char funèbre de Napoléon dans les Champs Elysées à Paris. 15 décembre 1840'. Napoleon's funeral chariot on the Champs Elysees in Paris.
One large chip.
- Plate n°10: 'Cheval de bataille de Napoléon à Paris. 15 decembre 1840'. His battle horse in Paris.
One large chip.
- Plate n°11: 'Bateau catafalque de Napoléon. Seine et oise. Decembre 1840'. Napoleon's catafalque ship.
- Plate n°12: 'Catafalque de Napoléon aux Invalides'. Catafalque in the Invalides in Paris.
One large crack.

The large damages are mentionned above for each plate. They all have marks, scratches and signs of use as can be seen in the photographs. Some discolouration and natural imperfections too.

Diameter 21 cm / 8.26 inches

The pictures are part of the description.

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Set of 7 antique plates. Napoleon funeral. Gien porcelain

SKU: Default 291
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