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French Louis XVI-style Ormolu Mantel Clock

Auction:
2183
Lot:
956
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

French Louis XVI-style Ormolu Mantel Clock, the rectangular case with frieze of classical gods and goddesses, topped by a figure of Atalanta borne on the shell of a sea snail drawn by swans, and accompanied by a cherub riding a dolphin, the whole raised on patera bracket feet, ht. 22 1/8, wd. 20, dp. 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Louis XVI, Clocks, Mantel, Mantel clock, Ormolu, Patera