A Maison Odiot French sterling silver serving dish

Fourth-quarter 19th Century; Paris, France
Marked for Maison Odiot [oil lamp] / Paris 950 silver; Further marked: Odiot a Paris / 1487
The oblong covered serving dish with rocaille foliate motifs, two reeded handles, and guilloche border surmounted by an attached lobster knob to the lid and raised on four scrolled feet, personalized
10.5" H x 19" W x 10.5" D
130.14 oz. troy approximately

  • Provenance: Gifted to Herbert J. Yates from John Wayne, by repute.
  • Notes: Herbert John Yates (1880-1966) was the founder and president of the Los Angeles-based motion picture production and distribution corporation Republic Pictures, which specialized in Western films. Yates maintained contracts with notable Western actors, including John Wayne, Gene Autry, and Roy Rogers.
  • Condition: Overall good condition with tarnishing and light scratches commensurate with age. Scattered minor indentations throughout. Lid flange with slight warping. Lid with personalized heraldic device with garter, crown, and German proverb.

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