A French late 19th century clock with dolphins by E. Hazart
Lot 130
A French late 19th century gilt-bronze and white marble clock by Eugène Hazart, Paris
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,300 - 4,900

Lot Details
A French late 19th century gilt-bronze and white marble clock
by Eugène Hazart, Paris
the urn shaped body centred by a circular white enamel dial inscribed Julien Béliard/ A Paris, the movement numbered to the back 1769, flanked to each side by a dolphin squirting water, on a spreading circular acanthus cast foot, signed to the back Eug. hazart. Paris, on a square stepped base with scrolling foliage to the front and sides, 18.5cm wide, 18.5cm deep, 46.5cm high (7" wide, 7" deep, 18" high).

Footnotes

  • A clock of the same model, with a blue enamelled ceramic body, was delivered by Louis Auguste Alfred Beurdeley to Henri d'Orléans, duc d'Aumale (1822-1897) for the Château de Chantilly. Another example is in the collection of the Château de Fontainebleau.

    Literature:
    - Camille Mestdagh, L'ameublement d'art français (1850-1900), avec la collaboration de Pierre Lecoules, 2010, p.88.
    - Hans Ottomeyer, Peter Proschëll, Vergoldete Bronzen, Münich, 1986, tome I, P. 196.
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