ANTIQUE 19thC FRENCH SOLID SILVER FIVE PIECE TEA SERVICE, ODIOT c.1880
Antique late-19th Century French exceptional tea service, comprising: a silver plated hot water kettle, silver teapot, silver coffee pot, silver sugar bowl and silver cream jug, melon shaped with panels chased with chrysanthemums and scrolls on a matted ground, the lids finials mounted with flower bulbs, plain spout, c-shaped handles with insulators.
Hallmarked French silver (950 standard, mark used 1838-present), Paris, Marks for Charles-Nicholas Odiot (active 1827-1894), each base stamped "ODIOT PARIS". Charles Nicolas Odiot inherited the direction of Odiot in 1827 and was purveyor of silverware by appointment to His Majesty the King Louis-Philippe and to the Royal Family of Orleans, excelling in the revived rocaille style.
In Great Condition - No Damage.
Width: 26 x 19cm
Width: 20 x 11cm
Width: 25 x 15cm
Width: 19 x 13cm
Width: 15 x 9cm