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Porcelain Figural Mantel Clock

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2542B
Lot:
164
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Porcelain Figural Mantel Clock, Germany, late 19th century, polychrome enameled and gilded, modeled as a nymph seated in a chariot atop the central clock, surrounded by nymphs, swans, and cherubs, all mounted atop a raised floral decorated base, overall ht. 22 in.
Estimate $500-700

Old, discolored and flaking repairs to top nymph's arm and blanket; arm and torso of putti just below; base with sizable rim repair and numerous chips to flowers and leaves.

Keywords

Germany, Clocks, Esotericism, Mantel clock, Nymph, Occult

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