Sèvres service painted by Marie Victoire Jaquotot, a gift from Empress Marie-Louise in 1813 – estimate €80,000-100,000 at Osenat on March 22.

Enjoy unlimited access: just £1 for 12 weeks

Subscribe now

Among the highlights will be this Sèvres green ground and gilt cabaret service decorated with miniature portraits of famous women painted by Marie Victoire Jaquotot between 1811-12. Among those depicted are Anne of Austria, Queen Christina of Sweden, Mary Stuart, Elizabeth I and Joan of Arc.

The service was delivered to the Tuileries Palace on December 28, 1812, and given to the Comtesse de Ségur by Empress Marie-Louise in January 1813.

The estimate is €80,000-100,000.