A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
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A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 EUR

A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 EUR
Lot sold:25,200EUR

Description

A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS


the clock with rotating circles inscribed in a globle, flanked by the standing figure of Chronos and a seated female figure


Haut. 97 cm, larg. 62 cm, prof. 32 cm; Height 38¼in, width 24½ in, prof 12⅔ in


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GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS


la pendule à cercles tournants inscrits dans un globle, flanquée d'une figure de Chronos debout et d'une femme assise



Condition Report

The gilding is slightly tarnished. The male figure was holding an hourglass which is now missing. A star is missing and two small medallion are missing on the left hand side of the base. This missing elements can be easily reproduced. The original model was decorated with a gilt-bronze lyre at the foot of the male figure. This lyre is now missing. There was also a small set square which is missing on the same area. It can be easily reproduced. The gilding is very nice despite slightly tarnished. A few chips to the marble base. The movement looks complete but we do not guaranty the working of the mechanism. The blue lacquer of the globe has been refreshed especially in the upper part.

Sculptural piece.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance

Baron Mayer Nathan de Rothschild;

Sixième Comte de Rosebery, Mentmore;

Vente Sotheby's, Londres 25 Mai 1977, lot 45;

Monsieur et Madame Jack Bailey;

Vente Sotheby's, Londres, 6 décembre 2011, lot 119

Catalogue Note

Charles-Guillaume Hautemanière dit Manière, clock-maker, master in 1778


Charles-Guillaume Hautemanière, called Manière (d. ap. 1812) was received clock maker in 1778. He worked with the bronziers Thomire and Rémond. His dealer was the marchand-mercier Dominique Daguerre and at his death, his successor Martin-Éloi Lignereux. 


Here are the identical models that we know:


- Collection of the Château de Groussay, Sotheby’s Paris, 2/06/1999,lot 171

- One in the Royal Palace of Naples

- One in the British Embassy in Paris (delivered in 1810 to Pauline Borghese)

- One in the collection of the Queen of the United Kingdom

- One, dated 1816, at the Senate in Paris (illustrated in Tardy, La Pendule Française, 2e partie, p. 195).

- Two signed by Manière from Christie’s London, one 12/04/1984, lot 49 and the other one 11/06/1992, lot 29.


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Charles-Guillaume Hautemanière dit Manière, reçu maître horloger en 1778



A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
A LARGE LOUIS XVI PATINATED AND GILT-BRONZE, SEA GREEN MARBLE AND GRIOTTE RED MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK 'LE TEMPS', SIGNED MANIÈRE À PARIS | GRANDE PENDULE AU TEMPS EN BRONZE PATINÉ ET DORÉ, MARBRE VERT DE MER ET MARBRE ROUGE GRIOTTE DE LA FIN DE L'ÉPOQUE LOUIS XVI, SIGNÉE MANIÈRE À PARIS
Lot Closed