Things sparkly from French silversmith Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (1763-1850). If he’d had the money Napoleon would have put in an order to dress up that dreary little table in Saint Helena. Alas we must content ourselves with these.

Soupière with women on their knees. 1819. Silver plated brass.
Soupière with women on their knees. 1819. Silver plated brass. Plated by Christofle in 1907-1908. © MAD, Paris. Cc license 4.0. Photo credit : Jean Tholance. via http://madparis.fr/francais/musees/musee-des-arts-decoratifs/dossiers-thematiques/jean-baptiste-claude-odiot-1763-1850-orfevre/#&gid=1&pid=4.
Ewer. 1826-38.
Ewer. 1826-38. Silver gilt in two colors and ebony. Part of a composite tea service. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O124411/ewer-odiot-charles-nicholas/
Model vase for a tea fountain. 1802-1819.
Model vase for a tea fountain. 1802-1819. Silver plated brass. Plated by Christofle in 1907-1908. Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs. Photo credit: Musee des Arts Decoratifs/Jean Tholance. Cc License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MAD_ODIOT_20161001.jpg
Hot water urn. 1798-1809.
Hot water urn. 1798-1809. Silver and gilt bronze. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cc License 1.0. via https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ae/Hot_water_urn_MET_DP102648.jpg/1024px-Hot_water_urn_MET_DP102648.jpg
"Leda" oil cruet. ca. 1819.
“Leda” oil cruet. ca. 1819. Silver plated brass. Plated by Christofle in 1907-1908. Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris. CC License 4.0. Image © MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance. via http://madparis.fr/francais/musees/musee-des-arts-decoratifs/dossiers-thematiques/jean-baptiste-claude-odiot-1763-1850-orfevre/#&gid=1&pid=9
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