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A Louis XVI ormolu and white marble mantel clock 'pendule à la bacchante'
last quarter 18th century
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
108
A Louis XVI ormolu and white marble mantel clock 'pendule à la bacchante'
last quarter 18th century
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 15,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Louis XVI ormolu and white marble mantel clock 'pendule à la bacchante'
last quarter 18th century
the white enamelled dial inscribed, Lépine Hgr du Roy Place de Louis X*, surmounted by a bacchante and raised on a bier borne by addorsed putti astride rams, on an ellipitcal white marble base and toupie feet.
height 20 in.; width 14 3/4 in.
50 cm; 37.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

This was a popular model during the latter part of the 18th century and an example is in the Petit Palais in Paris.  An identical clock with differently mounted white marble base is illustrated, P. Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la pendule Française, Paris, 1997, p. 268.

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