10 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
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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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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