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Napoleon's uniforms and epaulets - Napoleon's Grenadiers a Pied uniform/ Center of the Cross of the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) of the First French Empire (Napoleonic Era), 3rd type (awarded between 1806-1808)

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❤ - Antique French Empire mantel clock of Madame Recamier signed Vaillant - Gavin Douglas Antiques

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Collection of Coral jewelry from the Eighteenth and Nineteeth century | PeterSzuhay

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King Louis XVIII returned from exile following Napoleon's exile and re-established the French monarchy.

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The Empire Aubusson Rug in the Emperor's bedroom has a circular central medallion on a gold background with large open areas. The motifs are in the neoclassical style of Percier and Fontaine favored by Napoleon. The gold of the Aubusson rug and blue silk fabric are on opposite ends of the color wheel. Image courtesy Wikipedia Commons.

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Lovely dress dating from the period of the First French Empire in taffeta silk changing from green yellow bronze to purple and deep violin. Nice finishing sewing by hand, this high-waisted dress closes at the front with two slides at the neckline and under the chest, back cutting in diamond ending with an elegant rose, ancestor of the pet-en-l'air.

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TWO BEAUTIES silver & 14k gold Pearl ring

This beautiful piece of wearable art was designed and crafted by the artist and jewelry designer Sergey Zhiboedov (my husband). The ring was inspired by the style of the First French Empire, the early-19th-century design movement in architecture, furniture, and other decorative arts. It features two draped female figures. Made of sterling silver (the figures and the shank) and 14K yellow gold. Adorned with a genuine freshwater pearl (8.5-9mm diameter).

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French Somaliland (French: Côte française des Somalis, lit. "French Coast of Somalis", Somali: Dhulka Faransiiska ee Soomaaliya, Arabic: أرض الصومال الفرنسي‎ ʾArḍ Aṣ-Ṣūmāl Al-Fransī) was a French colony in the Horn of Africa. It was established between 1883 and 1887, after the then ruling Somali and Afar Sultans signed various treaties with the French

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Center of the Cross of the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) of the First French Empire (Napoleonic Era), 3rd type (awarded between 1806-1...

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