Sweetmeat Dish (France), 1825–1838
This is a Sweetmeat dish. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot and produced by Odiot and production directed by Charles Nicolas Odiot. It is dated 1825–1838 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cut and engraved leaded glass, cast, raised and chased gilt silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.
It is credited
Gift of Sarane H. Ross in memory of her parents, Catherine B. and Charles V. Hickox.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 18.5 x 22 x 16.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
On underside of stand: Silver standard mark for the years 1819-38 of 935 standard silver (just above sterling) (bearded man's head facing right) in elongated octagonal shield, ODIOT impressed letters, lozenge mark with O above an oil lamp, (Odiot firm mark starting in 1825).
Cite this object as
Sweetmeat Dish (France), 1825–1838; Designed by Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (French, 1763 - 1850); cut and engraved leaded glass, cast, raised and chased gilt silver; H x W x D: 18.5 x 22 x 16.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 11/16 x 6 1/2 in.); Gift of Sarane H. Ross in memory of her parents, Catherine B. and Charles V. Hickox; 1994-121-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Tablescapes: Designs for Dining.