Centerpiece of Napoleon III with fritillaries: bowl and pair of candelabra

Émile Froment-Meurice (1837-1913), gold and silversmith
Émile François Carlier (1827-1879), sculptor
Paris, 1867
Glass, gilt bronze, silver-plated metal
Purchase, 1907
Inv. 14338.A-C
© MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance

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Models for a centerpiece the original of which, commissioned by Napoleon III, was presented at the the Paris World’s Fair of 1867.