A Korean entrepreneur has acquired Napoleon Bonaparte's famed bicorn
hat in an auction in Fontainebleau, south of Paris.
PARIS, Muharram 19, 1436, Nov 12, 2014, SPA -- Napoleon Bonaparte's famous bicorn
hat is up for auction and on display next to the chateau where the French general lived when he wasn't leading troops into battle across Europe, AP repoerted.
Bidders could claim one of the emperor's famous bicorn
hats (300,000 [euro] - 400,000 [euro]), or a plate from his quartiers generaux personal dinner service on St Helena (made by Sevres; 80,000 [euro] - 100,000 [euro]).
Wearing an unbuttoned greatcoat and his familiar bicorn
hat, the emperor strikes the classic "Napoleonic pose" familiar to every French schoolchild, his left hand thrust into his waistcoat and holding a spyglass in his right.
The arc of the light left a brief trace, sometimes demarking the beginnings of a plateau curve, a parabola, a bicorn