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A Meissen clock case and pedestal
circa 1760-65
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 7,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
28
A Meissen clock case and pedestal
circa 1760-65
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 7,800 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Meissen clock case and pedestal
circa 1760-65

built up of various moulded rocaille elements picked out in gilding and blue, finishing in a pierced reticulated dome set with forget-me-nots and a high mounted finial of flowers in an urn showing a scene of figures in a landscape in its small central cartouche, all surrounded by climbing floral garlands, a nymph and two putti floating on either side, the cartouche just below the dial showing a Watteauesque scene of lovers in a garden setting, the sides and back with sprays of deutsche Blumen, the pedestal standing on four scroll feet decorated in the same manner with encrusted flowers on the sides and surrounding the frontal cartouche of lovers, the top of the pedestal with a moulded rim to accommodate the clock decorated with sprays of deutsche Blumen


Quantity: 3
crossed swords in underglaze-blue to the inside of one of the feet of the clock, painters mark I. in black enamel
70cm., 27½in.
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Catalogue Note

A closely comparable clock was offered at Sotheby's Zurich, 27th November 2000, lot 97; another is in the collection of Hans Syz (see H.Syz et.al.,Catalogue of the Hans Syz Collection, p.330, cat.no.209).

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