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French Louis XV/XVI-style Gilt Bronze and Porcelain Clock

Auction:
2313
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2313
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

French Louis XV/XVI-style Gilt Bronze and Porcelain Clock, late 19th century, retailed in New York, the two train half striking movement set into cobalt blue vasiform body with Aesthetic Movement coralene decoration, the vase topped by seated cherub, and with lion mask pendant handles, oblong base set with two further cherubs seated on acanthus scrolls and suspending floral swag, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Keywords

Aesthetic Movement, Aestheticism, Modern art, Symbolism, University of Oxford

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