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.

Weight: 22,860 g, 735 oz

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

Dimensions: 63 x 80 cm (24³/₄ x 31¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Silver