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French Aesthetic Movement Slate Mantel Clock

Auction:
2332
Lot:
540A
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

French Aesthetic Movement Slate Mantel Clock, third quarter 19th century, movement by Etienne Maxant, Paris, rectangular case, top with trefoil-pierced metal gallery, the dial painted with blue jays and flanked by patinated metal engaged columns, with plaques of polychrome fish, birds and moths on gilt ground above and below dial, ht. 18 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Paris, metal engaged columns, trefoil-pierced metal gallery, Etienne Maxant, Aestheticism, Clocks, Mantel clock, Modern art, Time, University of Oxford

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