A gold box with a miniature of Napoleon II, executed by the French painter Jean-Antoine Laurent
A gold box with a miniature of Napoleon II, executed by the French painter Jean-Antoine Laurent. Jean-Antoine Laurent (1763-1832) was a highly esteemed during the First French Empire portrait painter, author of many works presented in the French public museums, including the Louvre. Napoleon II (1811-1832) — Napoleon Francois Joseph Charles Bonaparte, son of Napoleon the First from his second marriage with Maria Louisa of Austria. Gold, tortoiseshell, enamel. Signature on the box "Castel. Bijoutieres, palais Royal". Dimensions: 8.7 x 4.7 x 2 cm Weight: 112 gr.
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