Sweetmeat Dishes

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Neoclassical style; 1827-1850
Paris; Charles Nicolas Odiot

Possibly purchased in 1833-1834 when the Ridgely family resided in Paris, these scallop-shaped dishes were made by the firm that had earlier been silversmiths to the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Two of a set of seven are featured here.

Silver. H 3.2, W 13.2, L 12.7 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 4257, 4268