02-14-2020 02-14-2020
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3345B Boston
February 14, 2020 10:00 AMCalender

Meissen Porcelain Mythological Mantel Clock

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3345B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 14, 2020 10:00AM


Meissen Porcelain Mythological Mantel Clock, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, polychrome enameled and gilded, a figure of Zeus and eagle atop the case heavily decorated with applied flowers, the base with Hercules unchaining Prometheus, underglazed crossed swords mark, ht. 27 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Professional restoration to eagle wings and to scattered flowers and foliage. Some flowers and foliage with chips; the staff appearing to be a wood replacement. The clock mechanism is a modern replacement.

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