Large Ormolu and bronze clock , boy and drum
Lot 230
A French late 19th century red marble, gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock by Henry Dasson, Paris
Sold for £6,240 (US$ 10,600) inc. premium
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A French late 19th century red marble, gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock
by Henry Dasson, Paris
the drum shaped clock centred by a circular enamelled dial with floral garlands, held by a cherub seated on a circular fluted column, raised on a base, on bun feet, the bronze feet inscribed HD, 65cm high (25.5" high).

Footnotes

  • Henry Dasson (1825-1896) was one of the most celebrated Parisian bronzier ébénistes. His business was located at 106, rue Vieille-du-Temple, Paris. His work is renowned for the fine quality of the metalwork, ormolu and guilding. Specializing in the reproduction of the period styles of Louis XIV, XV and XVI furniture, Dasson often used to copy items whilst adding his own style. Successes at the Paris Expositions Universelles in 1878 onwards brought his work into demand on the Continent and in England where he established an elite clientele including the Royal family.

    Literature:
    - Camille Mestdagh, L'ameublement d'art français, 2010.
    -'Henry Dasson (1825-1896), ébéniste et bronzier parisien', L'Estampille l'objet d'art, October 2006.
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