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Pair of Circular 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.

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European Decorative Art

Artist

Martin-Guillaume Biennais

Title

Pair of Circular Platters

Origin

Paris

Date

1809–1819

Medium

Silver gilt

Dimensions

Diam. 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles V. Hickox

Reference Number

1966.109a-b

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