Bourdin Gilt Figural and Porcelain Mantel Clock
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804M
- Date / Time :
- April 25, 2015 10:00AM
Bourdin Gilt Figural and Porcelain Mantel Clock, Paris, c. 1875, the gilt and cobalt blue porcelain column rises above the brass pedestal with classical scene on the frieze, seated putti contemplating the meaning of time and flanking the porcelain dial with blue Roman numerals and marked Bourdin/Paris surrounded by a ribbon of garland with a bow at the top, all is capped by a classical urn with blue and gilt porcelain center, swags, and pineapple finial and beaded drops, the back with two urn finials capped by pineapples, brass time and bell strike movement with rear plate stamped Bourdin/Paris and 6028, 5-in. pendulum and recoil escapement, ht. 18 in.
Note: The clock "finisher," Mr. Bourdin triple signed his work: signed on the dial, the back plate of the movement and the interior of the porcelain column visible only if the movement is removed.
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