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109
A Directoire Paris porcelain Mantel clock

circa 1800, Guerhard & Dihl

Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
109
A Directoire Paris porcelain Mantel clock

circa 1800, Guerhard & Dihl

Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Directoire Paris porcelain Mantel clock

circa 1800, Guerhard & Dihl

the white enameled dial inscribed Schmit a Paris, the rectangular case flanked by infant scholars, surmounted by a Wedgwood-style urn and raised on an elliptical base inset with Wedgewood-style plaques.

Stencilled on the back in black: MANUF de MM Guerhard & Dihl a Paris

 


Schmit recorded working in Paris, Rue Martin 1800-1810
Height 12 1/2 in.; width 19 in.
32 cm; 48 cm
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Catalogue Note

An identical clock with yellow elliptical base, different decoration to the square case housing the movement, with identical Wedgwood-style urn and frieze plaques,and identical ormolu border and feet, also with a movement by Schmit, formerly with Maurice Ségoura, Paris, is illustrated, P. Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la Pendule Française, Paris, 1997, p. 342.

Important French Furniture & Decorations, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York