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A rare princely silver chocolate pot by Odiot
€ 5000
A rare princely silver chocolate pot by Odiot
With the arms of Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans
€ 5000
Object N° 1623

Silver chocolate pot covered, model with a plain ground, applied and engraved with the coat of arms in relief of the Duc d'Orléans (azure with three fleur-de-lis gold with a silver label, surrounded by necklaces of the order of Saint -Michel and the Holy Spirit, on a background of flags, surmounted by a crown of prince of the Blood). The handle in turned ebony.

Good condition.

Paris, 1809-1819 (first title rooster mark).

Maker: Jean-Baptiste Claude ODIOT.

H. 17 x D. 10.5 x D. 21.5 cm. Gross weight: 513.3 g.

Provenance

- Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans then King of the French.

- Louis d'Orléans, Duke of Nemours.

- Ferdinand d'Orléans, Duke of Alençon.

- Emmanuel d'Orléans, Duke of Vendôme.

- Marie-Louise d'Orléans, Princess Philippe of Bourbon-Siciles.

- Then by descent.

- Sale of Historical Souvenirs, Collin du Bocage, December 2, 2013, lot 7.

Literature

Olivier Gaube du Gers & Jean-Marie Pincon, Odiot the maker, three centuries of history, art and creations, Paris, Éditions Sous le vent, 1990, p. 129.