A French 19th century gilt bronze clock garniture by Picard
Lot 114
A French 19th century large gilt-bronze clock garniture by Picard
Sold for £13,750 (US$ 23,154) inc. premium
Lot Details
A French 19th century large gilt-bronze clock garniture
by Picard
The clock movement enclosed by a sphere surmounted by a cherub and flanked by male and female figures representing Night and Day, the serpentine base cast with scrolling foliage, together with a pair of ten-light gilt-bronze candelabra, en suite, the clock 64cm high, the candelabra 94cm high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Allerton Park, Yorkshire

    Henri Picard was a founder and gilder who worked in Paris from 1831 to 1884. His gilded bronze work is comparable in quality to the better known Francois Linke and Napoleon III is known to have commissioned work from Picard. The Louvre in Paris have a pair of twelve-light candelabra by Picard in their collection.

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