Hot water urn, Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (French, 1763–1850), Silver, gilt bronze, French, Paris

Hot water urn

Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (French, 1763–1850)
French, Paris
Silver, gilt bronze
20 1/2 × 8 in. (52.1 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
Not on view
Marking: [1] J B C O, a bellows, in a vertical lozenge (maker's mark for Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot)
[2] Cock, flanked by A and 1, in vertical octagon (Paris mark for first standard silver, 1798–1809)
[3] Man's head flanked by 8 and 5 in an oval (Paris large excise mark, 1798–1809)
[4] Man's head, flanked by 8 and 5, inverted and reversed, in a circle (Paris medium excise mark, 1798–1908)

Location of marks:
[1] inside of cover, below lip of urn on band with rosette motifs, on central portion of bottom of lamp
[2] inside of cover, on neck, on side of square base, on central portion of bottom of lamp
[3] inside of cover, on rim of foot
[4] on central portion of bottom of lamp
Princes Borghese (ca. 1803?–1892; sale, Palazzo Borghese, Rome, March 28–April 9, 1892, no. 847); Don Antonio Licata, Prince of Baucina (from 1892) ; Ercole Canessa , Naples, Italy (after 1892–before 1924) ; Edith Rockefeller McCormick (by 1924–34; sale, American Art Association, New York, January 2–6, 1934, no. 728; to MMA)