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Royal Coffee Set

This beautiful coffee set is decorated with portraits of members of the French royal family and was made around 1778-1779. Isn’t it absolutely gorgeous? Here are more pictures: Coffee-pot with portraits of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. Milk jug with images of the Count and Countess of Provence. A covered sugar-pot decorated with images of

Captivity At The Tuileries

After their failed flight to Varennes, the royal family was brought back to the Tuileries, where they were very closely guarded. Imbert de Saint-Amand, in his book, Marie Antoinette at the Tuileries, 1789-1791, describes just how tight security had become: THE next morning after the return from Varennes, June 26, 1791, the Dauphin said on