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Louis XVI Gilt-bronze Mantel Clock with Bacchus

Auction:
2850B
Lot:
835
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Louis XVI Gilt-bronze Mantel Clock with Bacchus, France, late 18th century, figure holding barrel with clockface, marked "Paris", atop a plinth of goat and grapevines, ht. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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.

Keywords

France, Gilding, Gold, Louis XVI of France, Mantel clock, Metal plating, Ormolu, Porcelain

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