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A French Empire ormolu and bronze 'au bon sauvage' mantel clock, Africa
circa 1800
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 23,050 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
833
A French Empire ormolu and bronze 'au bon sauvage' mantel clock, Africa
circa 1800
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 23,050 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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A French Empire ormolu and bronze 'au bon sauvage' mantel clock, Africa
circa 1800
replaced 12-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals, gilt pierced hands, flat bottomed countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, drum case surmounted by a patinated bon sauvage personifying Africa holding her bow and resting her feet on a tortoise, flanked by a panther, oval base with an applied reliefs with hunting putti and garlands, mounted on a later moulded wooden plinth, imperfections
height 44cm
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European Collections: Paintings, Ceramics, Glass, Furniture and other Works of Art

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Amsterdam