Souvenir

Souvenir

A supporter’s ring for a follower of Napoleon, circa 1815. The high carat ring is enamelled on the outer hoop : souvenir within a surround of royal blue enamel. To interior it is inscribed : D’exil et d’amitié – exile and loveIn 1814 Napoleon’s broken forces surrendered, Bonaparte abdicated and was exiled to the island of Elba. The ring is size S [US 9 and 1/8]. Rare and immaculate.

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