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A set of eighteen French silver plates, Jean-Baptiste-Gustave Odiot, Paris, circa 1870
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
279
A set of eighteen French silver plates, Jean-Baptiste-Gustave Odiot, Paris, circa 1870
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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A set of eighteen French silver plates, Jean-Baptiste-Gustave Odiot, Paris, circa 1870
with ovolo borders, engraved with armoriales and the moto Rast Ich so rost Ich, each engraved under the base ODIOT A PARIS
Diam. 26 cm, 10 1/5  in.; 9.835 g., 316 oz 4 dwt
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Provenance

Sotheby's Paris, 15 April 2010, lot 138.

Catalogue Note

The armorials are those of Frédéric Emile d'Erlanger (1831-1911), one of the most important bankers during the Second Empire. He first married Odette Lafitte, the grand-daughter of Emperor Napoléon III's Minister of Finances.

Une Dynastie Américaine en Europe - Collections Eleanor Post Close & Antal Post de Bekessy

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Paris