Wed, 16th Jun 2021 10:00

The Summer Auction

 
Lot 437
 

A late 19th/early 20th century, French, Rococo style, ormolu and marble mantel clock garniture

A late 19th/early 20th century, French, Rococo style, ormolu and rouge royale-type marble mantel clock garniture, the spherical clock, with Arabic numerals and serpent form hands, surmounted by a putto holding a flaming torch aloft, with a winged putto below handing him an arrow, on the opposing side a cornucopia, the base pierced and cast with a central cartouche, flanked by 'C' scrolls and rocaille work, raised on scroll feet, the French 8-day twin drum movement, striking on a bell, with winder and pendulum, with a pair of naturalistic 5-branch candelabra, 57cm high, the clock 56cm high (5)

Sold for £1,800


Condition report

Ok. Not known if in working order, but striking train appears to work.

 
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