Description & Technical information

After a design, circa 1817, of A.-L.-M. Cavelier, for Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot.

The circular base cast and chased with a band of stylised foliage on a matted ground, the hemispherical bowl supported on cast figures of Ceres, Bacchus and Fame, the bowl applied with a band of trailing vines, dolphins and bulrushes, with Bacchic female mask and double serpent handles, the domed cover with foliage and bud finial, with plain liner with shell grips, marked on base, figures, bowl cover, finial and applied ornament on cover, the base stamped 'Odiot a Paris', further stamped '10212' underneath, with metal plate underneath.

This sumptuous tureen was first manufactured in 1817, as part of a set of 219 pieces comissionned by Count Demidoff. The original pièce is presently exhibited at the Louvre museum.
Weight: 16982g, 546oz


Date:  1983-1992
Period:  20th century
Origin:  France, Paris
Medium: silver-gilt
Signature: The base stamped 'Odiot a Paris', further stamped '10212' underneath, with metal plate underneath.

Dimensions: 64 cm (25¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Silver