A Louis XV composite gilt-bronze and Meissen porcelain garniture de cheminée,
the gilt-bronze mantel clock, set in a floral case, the movement signed by Clouzier A Paris, with a mixture of French and German porcelain flowerheads and with two Meissen figures, the mother and child probably from the 'Délices de l'enfance' modeled by Kaendler and Reinicke, and the single figure, circa 1750; and a pair of gilt-bronze two-light candelabra, with probably French porcelain flowers and Meissen figures of a gallant and his companion, possibly emblematic of Autumn and Spring, circa 1750-55
37.5cm. high, 36cm wide, 18cm. deep; 14 3/4 in, 14 1/4 in., 7in.
Anon, Ombersley Court Contents Inventory, circa 1825-36, p.21; [candelabra] 'Marchioness's Bed Chamber / A pair of Ormolu Tree Candelabras with raised china flowers & figures'.
Anon, op. cit., p.25; 'Blue Room / A French Clock with China Figures and flowers on stand with glass shade' [later annotated in pencil 'State Bedroom'];
M. H. Blutley, Ombersley Court, Inventories of Heirlooms, 1863, p.118; 'State Bedroom / Timepiece ormolu mounted and ornamented with Dresden china figures and flowers on plinth under shade' and 'Two ormolu candletsicks ornamented with Dresden china figures and flowers'