Description & Technical information

Comprising of a tea urn, coffee pot, teapot, covered sugar bowl, cream jug and waste bowl. Each piece with a cast and applied band of a fantastical scene of Poseidon, Amphitrite, and their children abreast of dolphins. The looping handles terminating in cornucopia. The finials formed as a floral spray.

Hallmarked to the underside of each piece and to the covers. The interiors of the waste bowl, sugar and cream with original gilding. The tray with a beaded and acanthus border again with looping handles terminating with cornucopia. The flat surface chased and engraved with vitruvian scrolls. The centre with a monogram.

Height of tea urn: 63cm, 24.8in. Width of tray across handles: 80cm, 31.4in. Weight: 22,860g, 735oz

Date:  1870
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  France, Paris
Medium: silver
Signature: Maker’s mark of Gustave Odiot 

Dimensions: 63 cm (24³/₄ inches)
Categories: Silver