A late 19th Century French porcelain and brass 3pc clock garniture
Lot 666
A good early 20th Century French porcelain-mounted clock garniture with signed panels Samuel Marti, Paris, circa 1900, the panels signed 'Lefranc' 3
Sold for £6,000 (US$ 9,321) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good early 20th Century French porcelain-mounted clock garniture with signed panels Samuel Marti, Paris, circa 1900, the panels signed 'Lefranc' 3 A good early 20th Century French porcelain-mounted clock garniture with signed panels Samuel Marti, Paris, circa 1900, the panels signed 'Lefranc' 3
A good early 20th Century French porcelain-mounted clock garniture with signed panels
Samuel Marti, Paris, circa 1900, the panels signed 'Lefranc'
Having a 3.5-inch Arabic dial with floral garland decoration, the two-train movement, half hour striking on a bell, with Samuel Marti 1900 Exhibition stamp, the high quality hexagonal case surmounted by an urn with berry finial over painted porcelain musical trophies between s-scroll handles, on a fluted platform within six corner finials, the six-panel body with bevelled glazed doors and rear panels, the angled side panels each painted with a full-length portrait of a maiden signed "Lefranc", between fluted sunken columns extending as toupie feet, 38cm, (15") high, (sold with porcelain-centred pendulum, plus winder), the urns each with waisted beaded neck and cast mask side handles, the ovoid porcelain bodies each with further signed figure, on a knopped stem and lobed hexagonal base with toupie feet, 29cm, (11.5") high, (3)

Footnotes

  • A closely comparable set with panels also signed 'Lefranc', movement by Collat, was sold by Gildings of Market Harborough, 1st February 2011, lot 270.
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Contacts
  1. Customer Services (UK)
    Customer Services
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7447 7447
    FaxFax: +44 20 7447 7401
  2. Shipping (UK)
    Logistics - Shipping
    Bonhams
    Work
    Work +44 20 7468 8302
    FaxFax: + 44 20 7629 9673
  3. Andrew Spicer
    Specialist - Silver
    Bonhams
    Work
    New House
    Chester, United Kingdom CH3 5TD
    Work +44 1244 353 112
    FaxFax: +44 1244 340 028
  4. Megan Wheeler
    Specialist - Furniture
    Bonhams
    Work
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, United Kingdom OX5 1JH
    Work 01865 853668
    FaxFax: +44 1865 372 722
Similar Items