An important French silver dinner-service
Maker's mark of Charles-Nicolas Odiot, Paris, circa 1830
Each piece with shell, foliage and gadrooned border, the tureen, vegetable-dishes, entrée-dishes and meat-dish covers with applied coats-of-arms and supporters beneath a Prince's crown within scrolling foliage, the dinner-plates, fish-dish, and meat-dishes with a simplified version of the same arms, the wine-coasters and serving-dishes unengraved, comprising:
- a two-handled oval bombé soup-tureen, cover and liner on four shell and foliage feet, with vine, foliage and ring handles and similar finial, fully marked - 43 cm. (17 in.) long
- a pair of shaped oblong entrée-dishes and covers, on two-handled hot-water stands, the covers with detachable foliage, reed and shell ring handles, the stands on four claw, ball and foliage feet, with plain covers, fully marked - the stand 35.5 cm. (14 in.) long
- a pair of shaped circular vegetable-dishes and covers on two-handled hot-water stands, similar to the preceding, fully marked - 34 cm. (13.3/8 in.) long
- a massive shaped oval meat-dish, cover, and two-handled hot-water stand, similar to the preceding, fully marked - the dish 70 cm. (27.1/2 in.) long
- ten shaped circular deep serving-dishes, marked on borders - 28.2 cm. (11.1/8 in.) diam.
- a shaped oval meat-dish, similar, marked on base - 70 cm. (27.1/2 in.) long
- a large fish-dish, similar, marked on base - 96.5 cm. (38 in.) long
- fourteen partly fluted shaped circular wine-coasters, similar, marked on bases - 16.5 cm. (6.1/2 in.) diam.
- seventy-eight shaped circular dinner-plates, similar, marked on bases - 26.5 cm. (10.1/2 in.) diam.
107,705 gr. (3,462 oz.) (116)