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A Louis XVI white marble and gilt bronze obelisk mantel clock. C. 1785. H. 54 cm. W. 24.5 cm. D. 15.5 cm.

Description

A Louis XVI white marble and gilt bronze obelisk mantel clock, bell striking movement and obelisk case surmounted by an armillary sphere above dancing maidens, a lion lambrequin and playful putti, the sides with martial trophies, raised on a coloured marble plinth with bollard corners and enclosed by chains, white enamel dial signed 'Piolaine a Paris'. Paris, c. 1785. H. 54 cm. W. 24.5 cm. D. 15.5 cm.

Literature: Pierre Kjellberg, “La Pendule Francaise”, similar clock pictured and described p. 179, plate IV.

Condition

Condition report on request. Please contact: furniture@bruun-rasmussen.dk

Auction

Furniture, carpets and varia, 27 November 2019

Category

Clocks & watches ▸ Mantle, table and wall clocks

Estimate

75,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold. Inquiry