A French early 19th century bronze animalier timepiece Unsigned

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Lot 241
A French early 19th century bronze animalier timepiece
Unsigned

Sold for £ 2,350 (US$ 3,114) inc. premium
A French early 19th century bronze animalier timepiece
Unsigned
the associated and later going barrel movement contained within the side of a basket of grapes in turn carried by a patinated bronze mastif with a broad gilt collar on an oval naturalistic base, the later pale blue enamel dial with Roman lozenges with blued steel hands 9.5cm

Footnotes

  • This bronze model was sold both as a lone hound and one accompanied by a cherub 'jockey'. Both variants are illustrated in Niehuser:French Bronze Clocks, Schiffer Publishing 1999, p 240.
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