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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 132

    A FRENCH SILVER WINE-COOLER AND COLLAR

    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE-CLAUDE ODIOT, PARIS, 1819-1838

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    A FRENCH SILVER WINE-COOLER AND COLLAR
    MARK OF JEAN-BAPTISTE-CLAUDE ODIOT, PARIS, 1819-1838
    Campana-shaped and on a fluted pedestal foot, with stiff leaf border, the lower body with detachable stiff leaves, applied on each side with a cast depiction of Hercules holding aloft a cup and draped in the lion's pelt, the two reeded scroll handles each terminating in a Bacchic mask, the detachable collar later engraved with initials, marked under base, on edge of base, on body underneath foliage, near rim and on collar bezel and inside collar
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high
    91 oz. (2,821 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (Lots 112-148)