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A fine Louis XVI style gilt bronze and white marble mantle clock
Paris, circa 1890
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 36,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
203
A fine Louis XVI style gilt bronze and white marble mantle clock
Paris, circa 1890
Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 36,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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A fine Louis XVI style gilt bronze and white marble mantle clock
Paris, circa 1890
the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, the twin train movement with the Marti seal and numbered 21586, with a further stamp MADE IN PARIS, the case cast with cloud-born putti, billing doves and arrows and a quiver all allegorical of love.  
height 24 1/2 in; width 27 in.; 9 in.
61.6 cm; 68.6 cm; 22.8 cm
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Literature

Tardy, The Most Beautiful French Clocks, Paris, 1994, pp. 162-163 for illustrations of similar eighteenth century dial know as à la dauphine by Cotteau and Dubuisson.
Ottomeyer/Proschel, Vergoldete Bronzen I, Munich, 1986.

Catalogue Note

Please note a similar model with rouge griotte marble cast by Alfred-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley sold Sotheby's, New York, November 28, 2006, $108,000.

19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property Formerly from the Palacio Ferreyra, Argentina

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New York