Lot 633
  • 633

An attractive French Directoire ormolu and bronze sculptural 'au bon sauvage' mantel clock, America, circa 1800

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 EUR
Sold
45,600 EUR
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Description

12-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Dubuc Ainé à Paris and gilt pierced hands, flat bottomed countwheel bell striking anchor movement with silk suspended pendulum, ormolu case surmounted by a seated female with enamel eyes, wearing a pearl necklace, earrings and feather skirt, holding a bow and spear, her foot on an aligator, personifying America, patinated oval breakfront base with applied gilt garlands raised on six tapered feet
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