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Empire Gilt-bronze Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
507
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Empire Gilt-bronze Figural Mantel Clock, France, 19th century, rectangular case with wreath and torch trophies to each corner of the enamel dial inscribed "D'artoia fila A. Paris," with cornucopia finial, flanked by a classical female holding a floral swag and standing atop a rectangular plinth with applied floral cornucopia alternating with serpent-entwined columns, ht. 15 3/4, wd. 11 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

We do not guarantee that the clock runs. Missing back door.


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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Paris, France, Cornucopia

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