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Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (1763–1850)

Standing bowl 1798 - 1816

Silver gilt | 27.0 x 17.0 x 12.7 cm (whole object) | RCIN 51069

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These decorative bowls were said to have been modelled on the breast of Venus, although the more likely model was Napoleon's sister Pauline Borghese. The Prince Regent acquired both bowls and one stand in 1815 and commissioned a second stand to match the following year.