Bonhams-1793---Death-Mask-of-Napoleon-Makes--170-000-at-Bonhams

RodBear

RodBear

2015-07-06 11:31:11

An extraordinary cast of the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, made shortly after his death on the island of St Helena on 5 May 1821, was sold for £169,250 at Bonhams Book, Map and Manuscript sale in Knightsbridge, London today (19 June). It had been estimated at £40,000-60,000.
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