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A FRENCH SILVER-GILT MILK JUG
MAKER'S MARK OF CHARLES-NICOLAS ODIOT, PARIS, 1819-1838

Vase form, on spreading circular base with stiff leaf border, the shoulder with further stiff leaves and band of laurel, with wood scroll handle issuing from stylized leaf joins, the front engraved with armorials and the base later engraved with Given to Pauline Borghese by Napoleon Bonaparte Margaret T. Merle-Smith, marked under base, on foot and near rim, also stamped ODIOT
9½in. (21.4cm.)
(gross weight 13oz., 407gr.)

Lot Essay

The arms are those of Borghese.
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