23 June 1999
A French silver coffee pot
maker's mark of Charles-Nicolas Odiot, Paris, 1825-1838
On spreading foot, the plain pear-shaped body applied with a short spout and a scrolling wood handle, the shaped circular hinged cover with detachable flower finial on foliate calyx, the body applied twice with a coat-of-arms beneath a coronet and within a drapery cartouche, marked on base and cover
10in. (26cm.) high
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Please note that this lot is illustrated as lot 73 in the catalogue.
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