Lot n° 105
4 000 - 6 000 EUR
Result with fees
12 375 EUR
Exceptional frame of souvenirs and orders...
Exceptional frame of souvenirs and orders of chivalry from the de Canolle family, including : Order of Saint Louis - Regency period knight's cross. Gold and enamel (chips). Ribbon. 42 x 38 mm. Order of Malta - Knight's Cross. Gold and enamel. Articulated crown. Fluted ring. Ribbon. 24 x 12 mm. Order of the Legion of Honour - Knight's Cross in reduction from the Restoration period. Silver, gold and enamel. Ribbon. 30 x 19 mm. Decoration of the lily - Lily under a silver crown embossed, pearled. Ribbon. 35 x 15 mm. Bordeaux cuff decoration - Cuff motif, in enamelled gold (small sparkle) with the figure of King Louis XVIII, on a radiating background of canetille and silver gilt sequins. 61 x 94 mm. - Decoration of the Bordeaux cuff - Gold and enamel (small chip on the reverse). Solidary crown. Ribbon. 33 x 21 mm. - Decoration of the Bordeaux cuff In gold and enamel (small chips). Articulated crown. Cock's head punch (1809-1819) Ribbon. 33 x 21 mm. - Decoration of the Bordeaux cuff, reduced In gold and enamel (small splinter on the reverse). Solid crown. Ribbon. 22 x 14 mm. - Gold bar (cock's head stamp) of four Restoration period reductions, attributed to François-Henry, Chevalier de Canolle: Decoration of the Bordeaux armband in gold and enamel, Maltese Cross in gold and enamel, Restoration period Legion of Honour in silver and enamel, decoration of the Lily in silver. (Small splinters) Ribbons in the colours of the four reductions. Souvenirs - King Louis XVIII in bust. Round miniature under glass, lined on the reverse with sky blue silk, under a ribbon of the royal volunteers. 23 mm. - Ring of the Company of "Grenadiers on horseback", attributed to François-Henry, Knight of Canolle. In gilt copper, decorated with foliage and shields. Kitten with a bright pomegranate with motto "Undique temor", "Undique lethum" and "Honneur et Fidélité" in shields. Inside, two crossed hands in relief. -Loyalty ring called "Ghent", attributed to François-Henry, knight of Canolle. In gold. Kitten decorated with a miniature of King Louis XVIII and engraved on the sides "Ghent - March 1815". Ring engraved "my life to the king - the honour to me - farewell my soul - my heart to the ladies" and inside a heart monogrammed with the initials of the members of the royal family and the name of owner the knight of Canolle. These rings were given to the members of the King's House who went into exile with the King in Ghent (1815). While the ring remains similar, the kittens often vary. Presented on a black velvet background, under glass, in a gilt frame surmounted by a marquis's crown 46 x 35 cm. B.E. Bibliography : Maximin DELOCHE, " La bague en France à travers l'Histoire ", Firmin Didot Henri Gabriel O'GILVY, " Nobiliaire de Guienne et de Gascogne ", Dumoulin, Paris, 1858. Biographies: These decorations belonged to four brothers: -Marie-Jean-François-Victor, Marquis de Canolle (1778-1822) decorated with the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour and the Bordeaux Brassard, emigrated in 1797, entered the noble guard on horseback on 7 October 1799, and served in the campaigns of 1799 and 1800 in the army of Condé, in the noble regiment on horseback commanded by Monseigneur le duc d'Angoulême. Returning to France after the dismissal of the army, carried out in 1801, he was deputed by the royalist committee of the city of Bordeaux to Monseigneur le duc d'Angoulême, in March 1814, to inform this prince of the arrangements made for the reception of His Royal Highness in this city. The Marquis de Canolle was one of those who accompanied the prince when he entered Bordeaux on March 12, 1814. He was appointed second lieutenant in the company of royal volunteers, commanded by the Marquis de La Rochejacquelein, his relative, and then marshal of the head quarters in the company of gendarmes of the King's house, with the rank of squadron leader, in July 1814. During the Hundred Days, the Marquis de Canolle was entrusted with various missions by Their Royal Highnesses Madame and Monseigneur the Duke of Angoulême. Included in the dismissal of the House of the King, he was put under special treatment in 1817, and died on April 30, 1822. -François-Henry, Chevalier de Canolle (1790-1824) squadron leader, captain commanding the 1st regiment of mounted grenadiers of the Royal Guard, received the Knight of Malta on April 9, 1817, decorated with the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour and the Brassard-Bordelais, was among the royal volunteers of La Rochejacquelein, from the formation of this company, and constantly served with His Royal Highness Monseigneur the Duke of Angoulême, during the stay of this prince in Bordeaux. He was appointed brigadier, with the rank of lieutenant, in the company of mounted grenadiers of the house of the King, commanded by the Marquis de La Roche-Jacquelein, then marshal of the lodgings, with the rank of captain, and in this capacity followed the King to Belgium in 1815. Returning with His Majesty to Paris, the Chevalier de Canolle was appointed, by royal decree of 12 October 1815, captain, with the rank of squadron leader, in the 1st regiment of mounted grenadiers of the Royal Guard. - Eugène de Canolle, born on June 25, 1792, brigadier of the King's bodyguards, with the rank of squadron leader, Knight of the Brassard-Bordelais, entered with his brothers, in 1814, in the company of the royal volunteers, then in the training of the bodyguards, in the company of Gramont. He accompanied King Charles X and the royal family to Cherbourg in 1830, and retired from service at that time, by virtue of his dismissal, operated at Saint-Lô, with the rank of squadron leader. - Jacques-Victor-François, Knight, then Marquis de Canolle (1784- 1851), decorated with the Royal Order of the Legion of Honour and the Brassard- Bordelais. M. de Canolle, having emigrated during the Revolution. In 1814, he was one of the royal volunteers who went in arms to receive Monseigneur le duc d'Angoulême, when this Prince entered the city of Bordeaux, and constantly served with His Royal Highness as a brigadier in the company of La Rochejacquelein.
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