Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! Splendid Antique French Sterling Silver Toasting Cup Antiques:Silver, Sterling. This goblet is marked for export by Odiot: the deservedly famous Parisian House of silver craftsmanship. Odiot produced silver for the Russian Tsar, the Russian Imperial Court and the Egyptian Pasha. This cup has a distinct Renaissance style in the manner of it's decoration, and it's shape.
Multiple textures characterize the piece, achieved with hand chasing rather than guilloche methods. The elevated base is surrounded with one fabulous rocaille. One tier above is another encircling rocaille interrupted with large oval beads. The stem has three sections, each with a central shell form decoration, acanthus leafs, beads and strapping.
The bowl of the cup is is fluted and textured, with a large rim. Very unusual and truly beautiful cup, fabulous addition to a collection! You won't find many of these. Dimensions: The cup is 4" in diameter, and 4" in length.Splendid Antique French Sterling Silver Goblet" is in sale since Tuesday, December 2, 2008. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "charonsspoils" and is located in Wayne, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.