Perfumed Candle - Hameau de la Reine
Following the example of the Prince de Condé in Chantilly, Marie-Antoinette wants to have her own little village to enjoy the pleasures of the countryside with her children. Her aspiration for a rural paradise in somewhat a result of the Enlightenment. The Queen had her Hameau built in Versailles in 1783, going against the traditions of the old Royal Court.
Weight : 525g