An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences <BR />dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune<BR />early 19th century
Lot 1221
An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences
dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune
early 19th century
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

Lot Details
An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences <BR />dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune<BR />early 19th century An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences <BR />dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune<BR />early 19th century An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences <BR />dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune<BR />early 19th century An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences <BR />dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune<BR />early 19th century An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences <BR />dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune<BR />early 19th century
Property from a private San Francisco Estate. Estate residuary beneficiary California Pacific Medical Center Foundation
An Empire gilt and patinated bronze figural mantel clock emblematic of Arts and Sciences
dial signed Dubuc Le Jeune
early 19th century
Surmounted by a figure of a putto looking through a spy glass and standing on a stool beside a globe supported on a drum form pedestal inset with Roman numeral dial inscribed Dubuc Le Jeune, time and strike movement, all raised on a down swept base with relief plaque depicting a putto drawing, on toupie feet.
height 14in (35.5cm); width 10 1/4in (26cm)

Footnotes

  • Dubuc was the surname of two brothers who were clockmakers and merchants in Paris. Jean-Baptist Charles Gabriel Dubuc ("Dubuc le jeune"), who died in 1819, is most often associated with George Washington figure clocks, but his elder brother, Jacques Nicolas Pierre François Dubuc ("Dubuc l'ainé"), is the one listed in business directories at Rue Michel-le-Comte.
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