A Louis XVI patinated and silvered bronze figural mantel clock by Henry Voisin of Paris

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Lot 384
A Louis XVI patinated and silvered bronze figural mantel clock by Henry Voisin of Paris

Sold for £ 5,625 (US$ 7,730) inc. premium
A Louis XVI patinated and silvered bronze figural mantel clock by Henry Voisin of Paris
modelled as two standing nymphs, hung with floral garlands and supporting the drum case, surmounted by a silvered model of a putto, raised on a stepped Carrara marble plinth, the white enamelled dial signed henry Voisin A Paris, the twin barrel movement striking on a bell (lacking pendulum and key), numbered 12320, 58cm high

Footnotes

  • Antoine Henry Voisin was a member of the Paris jure from 1773 to 1807 and was based at Rue Dauphine, Paris. His name is recorded on numerous other fine Louis XV and Louis XVI clocks. The most notable being a Louis XV bronze, ormolu and red horn 'Pendule au Sanglier', Christies, 9 December 2010, lot 256 sold for £181,250.
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