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Pair of Platters

A work made of silver gilt.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver gilt.

Date:

1809/19

Artist:

Martin-Guillaume Biennais
French, 1764-1843
Paris, France

About this artwork

These platters for the dining table are part of a vast service made for Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister Pauline on the occasion of her marriage to the Roman nobleman Camillo Borghese, Sixth Prince of Sulmona.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Martin-Guillaume Biennais

Title

Pair of Platters

Place

Paris (Object made in)

Date

1809–1819

Medium

Silver gilt

Dimensions

Diam. 66 cm (26 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles V. Hickox

Reference Number

1966.106a-b

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