Josephine's bedroom at Chateau Malmaison. The Château de Malmaison is a country house in the city of Rueil-Malmaison about 12 km from Paris. It was formerly the residence of Joséphine de Beauharnais, and with the Tuileries, was from 1800 to 1802 the headquarters of the French government
A PAIR OF FRENCH ORMOLU AND PORPHYRY SIX-LIGHT CANDELABRA <br />OF EMPIRE STYLE, LATE 19TH CENTURY <br />En suite with the previous lot, each modelled with a swan issuing an 'S'-scrolled acanthus-wrapped stem surmounted by a candelabrum, on a rectangular stepped porphyry-veneered plinth<br />28 in. (71 cm.) high (2)<br />
An Empire style gilt-bronze mounted green granite fireplace. French, Circa 1850.[Ref: B65670]For more information and additional images please visit our website: www.adrianalan.com
1810-1814 French Cheval glass (Psyché) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "The psyche was so named for the heroine in La Fontaine's Les amours de Psyché, who was reputed to have looked at a full-length reflection of herself. Specific reference to the myth is in the frieze containing butterflies, symbols of Psyche. An identical gilt-bronze frieze was on a psyche made for Empress Marie-Louise in 1810."