Old Paris Urn, ca 1840

Old Paris Urn, ca 1840. These porcelain urns were often mantle pieces but have been easily and often adapted to lamp forms.
Here Napoleon sits in a gilt Empire armchair writing on a pedestal table. A commode at the rear wall is holding an urn. Please note the famous leader’s hat and cane on the Romanesque tabouret at right.
H. 23.5″, w. 6.75″. $485,  complete.