A miniature carved sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte
Dieppe ivory (bone)
French, 19th Century
4.9 cm high (on an integral carved plynth)
Emperor Napoleon, standing arms crossed in classic pose, wearing military dress and iconic hat, sword to his side, beside a stump upon which his coat is draped.
An accomplished piece of carving in the round on a very small scale.
Nice patina. Very minor chip to the top of the back of the hat.
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