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A French Directoire gilt-bronze white marble mantel clock, circa 1795, the dial signed Joseph Coteau for the enamels and Aubert l'Ainé A Paris
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A French Directoire gilt-bronze white marble mantel clock, circa 1795, the dial signed Joseph Coteau for the enamels and Aubert l'Ainé A Paris
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15,00025,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Style : Mobilier, Objets d’art et Orfèvrerie

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A French Directoire gilt-bronze white marble mantel clock, circa 1795, the dial signed Joseph Coteau for the enamels and Aubert l'Ainé A Paris
decorated with figures of 'La Leçon de l'Amour' and 'La Leçon à l'Amour' after Louis-Simon Boizot (1743-1809), on a associated brèche d'Alep marble base
Haut. 56,5 cm, larg. 52,5 cm, prof. 16 cm ; height 22 1/4  in; width 20 2/3  in; depth 6 1/3  in
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Catalogue Note

Joseph Coteau (1740-1801), enameller

The figures  'La Leçon de l'Amour' and 'La Leçon à l'Amour', (The Lesson of Love and The Lesson to Love) were created by Boizot in 1794 and are illustrated in E Bourgeois and G Lechevalier, Le Biscuit de Sèvres, Chevignard, Vol. 1, pp. 48, figs. 383 and 384.

Style : Mobilier, Objets d’art et Orfèvrerie

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Paris