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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 89

    A FINE FRENCH SILVER-GILT CRUET STAND

    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE-CLAUDE ODIOT, PARIS, 1798-1809

    Price Realised  

    A FINE FRENCH SILVER-GILT CRUET STAND
    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE-CLAUDE ODIOT, PARIS, 1798-1809
    Rectangular, on paw feet, the wreath-form bottle frames each supported by three winged amorini, the central plinth chased with anthemion and waterleaf, surmounted by a figure of winged Victory, holding wreaths of olives and grapevine, representing oil and vinegar, with two cut-glass bottles and stoppers, marked under base and on plinth
    13¾ in. (34.8 cm.) high


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    Design for a cruet after a model by Percier, 1800-1810, illustrated in Jean-Marie Pinçon, Odiot l'Orfèvre, 1990, no. 118, p. 83. Courtesy Olivier Gaube du Gers

    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 5 October 1983, lot 24


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION