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Sevres-style Three-piece Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture

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2850B
Lot:
478
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Sevres-style Three-piece Gilt-bronze Clock Garniture, France, 20th century, with deep cobalt ground and gilt highlights, urn-shaped clock with berry finial and ribbon accent, flanked by handles rendered as figural masks terminating in acanthus, all supported by plinth with centralized crest, resting on toupie feet, ht. 21; two urn-shaped vases, each with similarly styled handles and plinth base, and heavily carved flame finial, each ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Light and scattered gilt wear. No evidence of any cracks, chips or restorations. The clock does not appear to be in working order.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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France, Containers, Glass art, Pottery, Vase

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