1 December 2004
A French silver-gilt coffee-pot
Mark of Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot, Paris, 1798-1809
Vase-shaped on three winged gryphon monopodia feet, the body with a band of laurel foliage, the neck with beaded band and applied above with laurel wreaths, the scroll spout with lioness' mask, the flat hinged cover with bud finial, the part-wood scroll handle with foliage terminals, marked on base, body and cover
11½in. (29cm.) high
gross 45oz. (1,418gr.)
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The design for this coffee-pot can be found in the Odiot pattern-book, nos.71-73. The notes with the design identify the designers as Cavelier and Moreau.
We are grateful to Olivier Gaube du Gers for his assistance in preparing this catalogue entry.
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