ANTIQUE 19THC RARE FRENCH ODIOT SOLID SILVER CAST FIGURAL SALT CELLARS C.1825

ANTIQUE 19THC RARE FRENCH ODIOT SOLID SILVER CAST FIGURAL SALT CELLARS C.1825

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19th Century pair of French Silver figural salt-cellars, each on a shaped rectangular base on cast scroll feet, the double bowls modelled as shells and supported on the tail of a dolphin which forms the stem, the interior richly gilt.

Hallmarked French silver (950), Paris, marks for year 1819-1938, Marks for Charles Nicolas Odiot.


REFERENCE NUMBER: A3270

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century pair of French Solid Silver figural salt-cellars, exceptionally rare, large and heavy (1120 grams), each on a shaped rectangular base on cast scroll feet, the double bowls modelled as shells and supported on the tail of a dolphin which forms the stem, the interior richly gilt.

Each is Hallmarked French silver (950 standard), Paris, marks for year 1819-1938, Marks for Charles Nicolas Odiot, each base stamped "ODIOT A PARIS". Charles Nicolas Odiot inherited the direction of Odiot in 1825 and was purveyor of silverware by appointment to His Majesty the King Louis-Philippe and to the Royal Family of Orleans, excelling in the revived rocaille style.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - no damage.

SIZE

Height (each): 11cm
Width (each): 13.5 x 10.5cm
Total Weight: 1120g