1951/​9047

A French Empire gilt bronze allegorical mantel clock showing Clio, the Greek Muse of History and Music, playing her harp, to the left of the clock dial are placed wreaths and a plaque with the names of Roman Poets 'Pline', 'Homere', 'Tasse' and 'Virgile', the base decorated with a large mount and a relief of Apollo. The dial marked 'Cailland á Paris'. Early 19th century. H. 57 cm. W. 46 cm. D. 20 cm.

Similar clock in the collection of the Royal Palace at Chantilly, north of Paris.

Condition

Later pendulum hang. Pendulum is enclosed. The watch works, but we do not guarantee for the functionality. Wear due to age and use. Loose back leg.

Auction

Selected (postponed), 23 December 2019

Category
Estimate

15,000–18,000 kr.

Sold

Price realised

17,000 kr.  

4 bids

When Bidder Bid
17,000 kr.
(Auto bid) 16,500 kr.
16,000 kr.
10,000 kr.