10-03-200810-04-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
2426Boston
October 3, 2008 04:00 PMCalender
1040

Louis XVI Bronze and Marble Figural Mantel Clock

$3,200$2,700
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2426Location: BostonDate / Time: October 03, 2008 4:00PM

Description:

Louis XVI Bronze and Marble Figural Mantel Clock, late 18th/early 19th century, movement by Gille, Paris, marked on the enamel dial, two train half striking movement, dial set into marble plinth topped by drapery and a wounded dove, flanked by a figure of a classical lady taking another dove from the hands of Cupid, the rectangular base with leaftip band, further drapery, and paw feet, ht. 12 1/2, wd. 9 5/8 in., dp. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

metal with age darkening, and some minor spots of pitting. a few old, marble with cracks to plinth at both sides, and minor fleabites to edges. Minute hand loose. Lacking key and pendulum. needs a cleaning.

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