The French art gallery Imperial Arts is organizing the first-ever NFT auction of Napoleon's personal belongings

​Napoleon Bonaparte's personal belongings will be sold as NFTs

30.11.2021 - 09:30


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What’s new? The unique auction is being held to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Napoleon I, as well as the 216th anniversary of the Battle of Austerlitz and the 217th anniversary of the emperor's coronation. Five of Napoleon's personal belongings will be sold as NFT tokens on the OpenSea platform, according to the official website of the French art gallery Imperial Arts.

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What is the opinion of the gallery's founder? Tarik Bougherira, the founder of the Imperial Arts gallery, said:

“We are extremely proud to launch this ambitious and unique project in the art market, especially on such a special date as a three-year anniversary of our gallery. I believe that Imperial Arts is creating a new leap forward in the field of art. I also hope that through this operation we can bring the passion of art collecting to a new kind of audience.”

What is for sale? The auction, organized by Imperial Arts, will feature the following objects:

  • Napoleon's Cane from St. Helena.
  • A gold snuffbox that belonged to Napoleon I.
  • A handwritten letter from Napoleon I to General Count Bertrand.
  • An Imperial bust of Napoleon I.
  • A miniature portrait of Napoleon I.

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