Miniature replica of the marble slab adorning Joseph Bonaparte's tomb
Black-leather-covered box with hinged lid and two latches, interior lined with purple velvet and satin. Box contains miniature replica of the marble slab adorning the tomb of Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte (1768-1844) consisting of rectangular red marble slab inset with black stone slab bordered with yellow marble; center black slab in inset with words "Joseph Napoleo Bonaparte In Pace" in gold lettering; top surface and sides of slab are polished.
4.75" H x 10.25" W x 0.5" D
Marble, wood, leather, velvet, satin, gold (?), brass
Gift of the Anthropology Department, California Academy of Sciences, 2001.
Bonaparte Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia