Napoleon I’s nécessaire dentaire

Artist(s) : BIENNAIS Martin-Guillaume (attributed to)
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Napoleon I's nécessaire dentaire, although not signed, is attributed to Martin-Guillaume Biennais, who is known to have produced similar sets. Napoleon was unusual for his time in that he was extremely concerned with his own personal hygiene, and in particular his oral health.

Date :
Pre-1815
Technique :
Amboyna, mahogany, gold, steel
Dimensions :
H = 4 cm, L = 19 cm, P = 13,5 cm
Place held :
Paris, Fondation Napoléon
Photo credit :
© Fondation Napoléon
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