Napoleon III Collectibles and Curiosities

Napoleon III Herbalist Scale, France, 1870s
Napoleon III Herbalist Scale, France, 1870s
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
Brass, Marble, Wood
A petite marble top Napoleon lll herbalist scale, French, circa 1870. This lovely little scale was used to measure herbs and tobacco. The white marble top has gray veining and bull n...
19th Century Napoleon III Period Set of Double Faced Pastry Scales, Brass Pans
19th Century Napoleon III Period Set of Double ...
Antique 1860s French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
Brass, Glass, Carrara Marble, Wood
This set of Napoleon III period pastry scales features a double faced ebonized wooden base with a white marble top. Each side displays a set of needles and is marked Force 2 Kilos in...
19th Century Continental Satyr, Pan, Devil Head Bronze Tobacco Cigar Lighter
19th Century Continental Satyr, Pan, Devil Head...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Tobacco Accessories
Bronze
19th century continental bronze tobacco cigar lighter. The cast satyr, faun, or devil's head is mounted on a bird's claw. There is a reservoir that can be filled with oil through a h...
Framed and Pressed French Alguier 'Herbier' "Pressed Seaweed" Specimens
Framed and Pressed French Alguier 'Herbier' "Pr...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Decorative Art
Faux Bamboo, Seagrass, Glass, Paper
Four framed and pressed alguier/seaweed specimens from a two volume collection "Marine Plante"; purchased in France. Much like the herbier (a collection of plant specimens), the algu...
Original Opera and Theatre Costume Watercolor Designs by Charles Betout, Paris
Original Opera and Theatre Costume Watercolor D...
Charles Betout
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Drawings
Glass, Wood, Paper
Charles Betout was the principal costume designer for the Comedie-Francaise in Paris for twenty years until his death in 1939. Renowned for his historical research, his costumes were...
19th Century Napoleon III Pedal Harmonium with Floral Decoration
19th Century Napoleon III Pedal Harmonium with ...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Musical Instruments
Wood
Antique harmonium with pedals and bellow, resting upon a rectangular plinth. Constructed of wood, this organ is richly decorated on all sides with multicolored and golden foliage and...
19th Century Continental Bronze Tobacco Cigar Lighter
19th Century Continental Bronze Tobacco Cigar L...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Tobacco Accessories
Bronze, Wood
Unique 19th century Continental bronze tobacco cigar lighter. The cast head, smoking a cigar, is mounted on a bird's claw on top of a wooden base. The reservoir, once filled with oil...
19th Century "Bugbear" Carved Coconut with a Lion and Equestrian Hunt Scene
19th Century "Bugbear" Carved Coconut with a Li...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Arms, Armor and Weapons
Coconut
French 19th Century carved "Bugbear" coconut depicting a village, lion and equestrian hunt scene. 'Bugbear’ coconuts were often carved by sailors on long sea voyages who had visited ...
Set of 14 French Antique Painted Wooden Boules
Set of 14 French Antique Painted Wooden Boules
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Games
Hardwood, Paint
Dating to the late 19th century, this wonderful set of French boules comprises three large balls, each with worn and original painted stripes in yellow, red, blue and green, and the ...
Pair of Cavalry Revolvers, Signed Perrin
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Arms, Armor and Weapons
Gold, Ebony
Pair of cavalry revolvers circa 1865-1875  Exceptional pair of French Cavalry revolvers, especially made by Perrin Gunmaker in Paris for an aristocratical officer (Sir Miles Edwa...
French Napoleon III Marble-Top Bakery Scale, 1870s
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
Brass, Marble, Wood
A bakery scale from the Napoleon III period made of ebonized wood with brass inlay, a white marble top and two brass plateaux. Manufactured in the late 1800s by the Usines de la Mula...
Sèvres Plates from the Service of Napoleon III
Manufacture de Sevres
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Porcelain
Porcelain
A plate from the service of Napoleon III, French Emperor from 1852-1870. Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres, Each plate bears the Royal Cypher of Napoleon, N surmounted by the Imperial...
Museum Scale 19th Century Model of the 'Le Loui...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Nautical Objects
Wood
"Le Louis Quinze“ was never built as a real ship but the model seems to be a 19th century copy of the ship presented in the French Maritime museum, Paris. The later was built b...
French Napoleon III Leather Lace Making Kit wit...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Historical Memorabilia
Straw
This beautiful French antique bobbin and lace pillow is made of wood and straw covered in leather with green velvet fabric on top. It is filled with about 90 antique wooden bobbins w...
French First World War Officer's Collapsible Be...
Vintage 1910s French Napoleon III Historical Memorabilia
Wood
This is a rare, unused French officer's bench turned cot from the First World War. When the lovely upholstered wood bench top is opened it reveals a folded canvas bed/cot. The bed/co...
French Marquetry Embroidery Frame with Original...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Historical Memorabilia
Wood
This lovely Napoleon III French "métier à tisser" embroidery frame stand with a 15 1/4"d hoop includes a tambour storage compartment on each side and all sits on a multiwood inlaid m...
19th Century French musical automaton clock
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks
Enamel, Ormolu, Wood
This fine, antique mantel clock is constructed in ebonised wood by the renowned Parisian maker of automata, Xavier Tharin (French, active mid 19th Century). The clock face is set ont...
19th Century French Napoleon III Walnut Scale w...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
Brass, Walnut
This Classic, antique fruitwood scale was created in France, circa 1870. The scale features some marquetry design and the original brass plateaux. It is in good working order and inc...
Albert Maurin "Galerie Historique De La Revolut...
Albert Maurin
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Books
The complete five volume set of the History of The French Revolution, in original leather binding. This important historic Classic contains over 50 fine etchings of the protaganists ...
19th Century Dance Card in Mother of Pearl and ...
Tahan Paris
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III More Furniture and Collect...
Silver, Mother-of-Pearl
Late 19th century dance card in mother-of-pearl and silver-gilt mounts, decorated with openwork, lobed patterns and sinuous branches. “MS” monogram adorns the main face. It has its o...
Large 19th Century Dutch Nautical Napoleonic Pa...
Antique Late 19th Century Dutch Napoleon III Drawings
Paper
A large Dutch nautical pastel drawing on paper of sailing ships returning to the port of Zeeland. The naive style and original carved wood frame attest to the one of a kind attribute...
Antique French Diamond Trembleuse/Tiara Combina...
Lautier-Toulouse
Antique 1860s French Napoleon III Collectible Jewelry
Gold, Silver, Precious Stone
Brooch dite "à la traîne" of foliage design, composed of three detachable motifs, each set with antique cut diamonds on gold and silver. Combinable in three brooches and a trembleuse...
Rare Blotting Paper Case in Silvered Bronze and...
Tahan Paris
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Books
Bronze, Porcelain, Velvet
Rare blotting paper case in dark blue velvet, embellished with an oval porcelain medallion depicting a bunch of flowers, and openwork silvered bronze vine branches. Labeled TAHAN Rue...
Antique Marble and Brass Paris Boulangerie Scal...
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
Brass, Glass, Marble, Wood
Comes with complete set of weights From Paris, this Boulangerie (bakery) scale makes a wonderful statement with its veined white marble and gleaming brass platters. Weights would ...
Napoleon III Boulle Style Marquetry Box Brass, ...
André-Charles Boulle
Antique 1870s French Napoleon III Decorative Boxes
Brass, Copper, Mother-of-Pearl, Mahogany
Large Size Napoleon III Charles style box in Boule style Marquetry with fine and delicate brass, copper and burgau mother-of-Pearl ornaments. Monogrammed Medallion in the outside ...
Fine French Carved Giltwood Barometer
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
An unusual and fine French carved giltwood barometer with military theme of carved instruments ad weaponry.
French Antique Leather Bound Books
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Books
French antique books with Moroccan leather black spine, gold leaf imprinted title and blue and black covers. A large selection available, also in red, black and green, priced per boo...
Pair of French Napoleon III Iron and Bronze Alt...
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Chairs
Bronze, Upholstery, Velvet, Iron
Pair of religious French Napoleon III altar chairs. Brushed red velvet square upholstered seat and oval back surrounded by bronze and iron fretwork, supported on four Louis XIV squar...
Breguet Wall Barometer in Ormolu Case
Breguet a Paris
Antique Early 19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
Ormolu
A very fine mid-19th century gilt Breguet mercury barometer in working order, mounted within a elaborate gilt bronze case. Measures: Height 125cm. Width: 34cm.
French Napoleon III Tortoiseshell and Ebony Cru...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Religious Items
French Napoleon III Tortoiseshell and Ebony Crucifix with Chirst in white metal.
Napoleon III Syle Humidor in Black Lacquer with...
Antique Early 1900s French Napoleon III Tobacco Accessories
Antique French black lacquer and brass Humidor. Beautifully constructed with a mahogany interior and intricate brass inlays. The condition appears to be all original and would indica...
An Antique Oil on Porcelain Sevres Style Painti...
Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Porcelain
An Antique Oil on Porcelain Sevres Style Painting in an Onyx and Enamel Frame Depicting "The Last Supper" Title: "The Last Supper" Circa 1870 Origin: France Plaque Heig...
19th Century Model of a Santa Maria Cannon Carr...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Models and Miniatures
Brass, Wood
Brass Cannon Barrel on wooden carriage with four wheels modelled on Colombus Santa Maria.
Napoleon III Picture "St Jerome and the Lion" i...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Decorative Art
Unique and exquisite picture representing the biblical episode of Saint Jerome removing the thorn from the Lion's paw. The picture is made entirely of fabric, and is in relief. Th...
19th Century Italian Brass Scale for weighing c...
Antique 19th Century Italian Napoleon III Scientific Instruments
19th Century Italian Brass Scale for Weighing Cheese. Please Note This Item is an Antique and is One of a Kind.
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