A rare princely silver chocolate pot by Odiot.
With the arms of Louis-Philippe, Duke of Orléans.
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.
Paris, 1809-1819 (first title rooster mark).
Silversmith: Jean-Baptiste Claude ODIOT.
H. 17 x D. 10.5 x D. 21.5 cm. Gross weight: 513.3 g.
- 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.
Olivier Gaube du Gers & Jean-Marie Pincon, Odiot the goldsmith, three centuries of history, art and creations, Paris, Éditions Sous le vent, 1990, p. 129.