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Porcelain-mounted Gilt-bronze Mantel Clock

Auction:
2498
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2498
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Porcelain-mounted Gilt-bronze Mantel Clock, France, 19th century, modeled with a nymph with Cupid atop a case inset with porcelain medallions of cherubs, a trophy, and a porcelain dial, ht. 17 3/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

A really good cleaning needed. Porcelains in good condition. Not in working order; Heavy pitting throughout figures and significant verdigris to lower case. Cherub with one arm off bt present; left end of figural group lifting up and potentially dented from the back; dial very good. with pendulum and key.

Keywords

France, left end, left end of figural group, Ceramic materials, Clocks, Mantel clock, Ormolu, Pendulum, Porcelain, Pottery

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