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Style: Empire
Early XIX ° Century Italian 800 Silver Liturgical Chalice
Located in VALENZA, IT
Liturgical chalice in Italian silver from the 19th century. The goblet, very balanced in its forms, is in Empire style and is characterized by the classic palmette design on the stem...
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1820s Italian Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Empire Hardcover Decoration Book in French
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Empire hardcover decoration book Exceptional, the time required a setting which is no less exceptional. Born from a great fracture in the history of France, the Empire style remains...
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1990s French Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Miniature French Walnut Empire Chest of Three Drawers with Secret Compartments
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fine quality French Empire period walnut 3 drawer commode, with one small and 2 large drawers, possessing wonderful old color and patina. This piece, possibly a cabinet makers samp...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak, Walnut

Early 19th Century Armillary Sphere by Delamarche
Located in Milano, IT
Charles-François Delamarche Ptolemaic armillary sphere Paris, circa 1805-1810 Wood and papier-mâché covered with printed and partly hand-coloured paper It measures 15.74” in hei...
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Early 1800s French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper, Wood

Rare French, Early 19th Century Napoleonic Medal Cabinet
Located in Worpswede / Bremen, DE
Rare French early 19th century Napoleonic medal cabinet on four gilt bronze pawfeet, a hinged door to the top and front opening to reveal four drawers containing 184 very fine bronze...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster, Wood, Paper

19th Century Naval Architect's Scale Model of a French 70-Gun Frigate
Located in Dallas, TX
19th Century Naval Architect's scale model of a French 70-Gun Frigate was completely hand-made to scale, long before model companies mass-produced parts for such works of art! Down t...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Textile, Maple, Oak

19th Century Watch Winding Display Cabinet
Located in New Orleans, LA
This incredible, one-of-a-kind watch display cabinet brings together the beauty of an antique with the functionality of modern technology. Crafted of mahogany, this 19th century jewe...
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19th Century Unknown Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mahogany

French Nécessaire de Voyage
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exceptional and rare French nécessaire de voyage is almost certainly the work of the highly respected Parisian manufacturer Pierre-Dominique Maire and the silversmith Jacques-Br...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Crystal, Silver

Chopin Liszt Period Pleyel Grand 1841 French Empire Biedermeier
Located in Ettlingen, DE
A very rare French Pleyel Grand Piano, exactly the same model as Frederic Chopin chose for his personal use in his Paris apartment. This model has as well been loved by Franz Liszt, ...
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1840s French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze, Copper, Iron

Spanish Navaja, Spain, 1806
Located in Paris, FR
Spanish Navaja, Spain 1806 This exceptional knife lates of the Spanish wars (1808-1813). Superb quality. The Blade is engraved on one face « LA INVENCIBLE PEREZ ANA 1806 », and o...
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Early 18th Century Spanish Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

French 1890s Empire Style Lit en Bateau Doll Bed with Out-Scrolling Accents
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French Empire style wooden lit en bateau doll bed from the late 19th century, with out-scrolling accents. Created in France during the last quarter of the 19th century, this petite...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Miniature Cylinder Desk, 18th Century
Located in Bamberg, DE
Probably southwest German or Strasbourg/Alsace, around 1780 Very high quality and elaborately worked miniature furniture for storing letters or other personal valuables, inlaid wit...
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Late 18th Century German Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Early XIX ° Century Italian 800 Silver Liturgical Chalice
Located in VALENZA, IT
XIX ° Century Italian silver Liturgical Chalice. The Chalice, smooth and very balanced in its shapes, is in Empire style and is characterized by the classic palmette design on the s...
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1820s Italian Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Collection of French Opaline Apothecary Jars
Located in Copenhagen, K
Collection of 20 opaline apothecary jars from the 19th century. Collection consists of 14 larger jars and 6 smaller jars.
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19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Opaline Glass

Antique Empire Mahogany Sleigh Bed, Cabinet Makers Example, as Dog Bed
Located in New York, NY
This rare cabinet makers example of an antique Empire mahogany sleigh bed, As Dog bed. With new poly foam bed covered in black & white ticking.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mahogany

Regiment Des Dromedaires Camel Saddle
Located in New Orleans, LA
This fascinating piece of military history is a camel saddle created for and used by the Dromedary Regiment (Regiment des Dromedaires) during Napoleon’s Egyptian campaigns between 17...
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Late 18th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver, Brass, Iron

Early 19th Century French Hunting Dog Collar With Padlock
Located in London, GB
A very rare and particularly good example of an early 19th Century Brass Hunting Dog Collar With Padlock Circa 1810-20 made from brass and leather with sharp iron nails around the...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass, Iron

18th Century Harp by Cousineau père et Fils, Circa 1780
By Georges Cousineau
Located in London, GB
This is a completely unrestored but extremely original example of of a 18th century harp by Cousineau pere et fils. Cousineau improved the harp’s pedal mechanism which shortens the ...
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Late 18th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Maple

Early 19th Century French Hunting Dog Collar Pewter
Located in London, GB
A very rare and particularly good example of an early 19th Century Pewter Hunting Dog Collar Circa 1810-20 made from pewter with serated edge around the whole collar. This was de...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron, Pewter

Set of 24 European 19th Century Leather-Bound Books
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A collection of 24 French and Swedish decorative antique leather-bound library books dated from 1822-1872. One book is dated 1929. In some of these books are included the original ma...
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Mid-19th Century Swedish Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper, Leather

Painted 19th Century Empire Style Tabernacle Pedestal from France
Located in Dallas, TX
This painted tabernacle pedestal is of the Empire style and was produced in France in the 1800’s. The Empire period reflected the ambitions of Napoleon: he wanted France to be the ul...
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19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

19th Century French Empire Miniature Commode
Located in Winter Park, FL
A fine early 19th century French Empire miniature sample commode with four dovetailed drawers. Made of burl of walnut veneer with oak and pine as secondary woods. Working locks with ...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Napoléon's Footbath by George Bullock
Located in New Orleans, LA
This amazing footbath was created for Napoleon Bonaparte. It was part of the toilet service to be used during his exile on St. Helena. Just before shipment, a member of Parliament re...
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Early 19th Century English Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Porcelain

Antique French 19th Century Jewelry Box Flap Door Miniature Wood Cabinet
Located in Firenze, IT
This beautiful French late 19th century chest of drawers in black ebonized wood and cherrywood reproduces with perfect proportions in scale a miniature cabinet with three drawers and...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Carrara Marble, Metal

Empire Style Birdcage Model of Chateau de Luneville, Early 20th Century
Located in Spencertown, NY
The wood and wire birdcage faithfully depicting the chateau.
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Early 20th Century French Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Empire Painted and Lacquered Spyglass, Early 19th Century
Located in Spencertown, NY
The adjustable spyglass with gilt brass trim and original leather case.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Lacquer

19th Century Nutwood and Bronze Empire Miniature Chiffonier / Chest of Drawers
Located in Lisse, NL
Handcrafted masterpiece from the mid-1800s. This unique, top quality and great condition miniature is an absolute joy to own and look at. Top quality miniatures are hard to find and...
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Early 19th Century Dutch Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze, Brass

Atelier Musee Du Louvre after Pilon Germain, King Henri II Bust, 1850s, France
By Atelier de moulage du Louvre, Germain Pilon
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
A French Grand Tour 19th century plaster, bust of French King Henri II made by Atelier de moulage du Louvre between 1854-1865 after Pilon Germain (1525-1590). Reproductions like this...
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Mid-19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Plaster

19th Century Pair of Empire Style Gilt Bronze Figural Three-Light Candleholders
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A pair of gilt bronze three-light candelabra with kneeling putto holding the candleholders raised on richly elaborate base, France, late 19th century. Measures: Height 12.50 in / 3...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

19th-Century French Empire Bronze Napoleon Commemorative Inkwell
Located in New York, NY
French Empire (19th Century) bronze inkwell in the form of Napoleon's casket covered by a shroud with a crown finial top and resting on a tiered base with a navy velvet lined, three-...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

18th Century Snuff Box With Secret Erotic Motive
Located in Copenhagen, K
Very funny little snuff box with a text about Etimologie; the true learning or real learning, on the lids outside and a hidden erotic motive on the inside of the lid.
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Late 18th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Paper

Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella on the Appian Way, Early 19th Century Circular
Located in Paris, FR
A large circular micromosaic panel representing the so called "Tomb of Cecilia Metella on the Appian way" near Rome. This plate shows superior quality and mastery of work with tessel...
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Early 1800s Italian Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Marble

French Late 19th Century Barometer
By Selon Torricelli
Located in Atlanta, GA
French late 19th century barometer.
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Late 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Miniature Spelter Figure of Napoleon Bonaparte on Horseback, France Circa 1920
By P. Rigual
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
An early 20th century gilt patinated spelter figure of Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, dressed in military attire and tri-corn hat, mounted atop a naturalistically modelled rocky gr...
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Early 20th Century French Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Spelter

Antique German Drop-Shaped and Brass Decorated Iron, 19th Century
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Antique German drop-shaped and brass decorated iron with wooden handle.
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Early 19th Century German Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

19th Century French Empire Miniature Commode
Located in Winter Park, FL
A 19th century French Empire miniature commode. A well executed miniature chest made of walnut and veneer of walnut with two large drawers below a smaller top drawer and with solid w...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Walnut

Le Style Empire, Décoratations, Extérieures Et Intérieures, Mobilier, Bronzes
Located in valatie, NY
Le Style Empire: Décoratations, Extérieures et Intérieures, Mobilier, Bronzes. Printed in Paris by Chez F. Contet. All volumes are 1st Ed's with the exception of volume 1 which is a ...
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Early 20th Century French Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Royal Air Force Aviatior Goggles original WWII
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Original British Army aviator goggles used by pilots of the Royal Air Force during World War II. They were found by a Dutch fire fighter during the war in Holland.
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1940s English Vintage Empire Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

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