A French gilt bronze and porcelain clock garniture
Lot 268
A French gilt bronze and 'jeweled' porcelain clock garniture
early 20th century
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£1,200 - 1,800
Lot Details
A French gilt bronze and 'jeweled' porcelain clock garniture
early 20th century
Comprising mantel clock and pair of urns, the clock surmounted by an urn finial, centered by the circular porcelain dial with Roman hours, inscribed C. ABERCROMBIE & CIE, the twin train movement with outside count wheel striking on a bell, the backplate with impressed Japy Frères Med. d' Honneur pastille, numbered 7169, above a panel of swans swimming on a lake, raised on paw feet and stepped platform base; the urns surmounted by an acorn finial and flanked by handles with lion masks, centered by a continuous panel of swans swimming, raised on stepped base with relief trophy ornament, supported on foliate headed legs ending in hoof feet, on square platform with outstepped rounded corners, each raised on a giltwood plinth.
height of clock 17 1/2in (44.5cm); height of urn 14 3/4in (37.5cm)
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  1. Andrew Jones
    Specialist - European Furniture and Works of Art
    Bonhams
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