Dress of Empress Josephine Bonaparte sold at auction ... exceptionnelle robe de bal destinée à l’impératrice Joséphine. Cette robe est l’œuvre des Ateliers Picot-Brocard, fondés à Paris en 1775 par Augustin Picot
Engagement ring given by Napoleon Bonaparte to Rose Tascher de la Pagerie de Beauharnais prior to their wedding on March 9th 1796. Two tear-shaped stones - a diamond and a sapphire - are placed in a gold setting that was sentimentally called toi et moi (you and me) in the 18th century. Each gemstone weighs just under a carat. The ring was passed down through the family of Hortense de Beauharnais until recently being sold at auction for $949,000.