"Progrès, Aviation, Sciences", nécessaire de bureau en alliage de zinc avec pendule et paire de garnitures par Charles Ruchot, Français, circa 1910,

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Lot 125
"Progrès, Aviation, Sciences", nécessaire de bureau en alliage de zinc avec pendule et paire de garnitures par Charles Ruchot, Français, circa 1910,

Sold for € 9,375 (US$ 10,110) inc. premium
"Progrès, Aviation, Sciences", nécessaire de bureau en alliage de zinc avec pendule et paire de garnitures par Charles Ruchot, Français, circa 1910,
pièces creuses en alliage de zinc, chacune signée 'Ch Ruchot', comprenant une pièce sculptée centrale représentant un globe incorporant une pendule à corps en laiton avec mouvement à suspension Brocot et sonnerie extérieure à timbre, cadran émaillé à chiffres arabes signé Berdal avec un tourbillon stylisé comprenant un ancien moteur d'avion entouré d'oiseaux et d'un ange ailé, l'ensemble étant entouré d'une représentation d'un ancien monoplan Blériot, hauteur 76 cm, flanqué par une paire de garnitures à lampes de bureau de même style, chacune représentant une Montgolfière avec nacelle, les deux avec abat-jour circulaires décoratifs et abat-jour en verre holophane, marqués 'breveté 1909' équipées de fil d'alimentation, hauteur 54 cm et chacune avec bases décoratives en zinc montées sur socles en marbre.

'Progres, Aviation, Sciences', a spelter sculptural deskpiece with clock and a pair of garnitures by Charles Ruchot, French, circa 1910,
hollow-cast spelter pieces, each signed 'ch Ruchot', comprising a central sculptural piece depicting a globe incorporating integral clock of French brass drum movement with Brocot suspension and outside countwheel strike on a bell and painted enamel Arabic dial signed Berdal, within a stylised whirlwind formation, incorporating an early aero engine and surrounded by birds and a winged angel, the whole surmounted by a representation of an early Blériot-type monoplane, 76cm high, flanked by a pair of similarly styled table-lamp garnitures each featuring an early hot-air balloon with basket, both with decorative lampshade rims and glass holophane shades marked 'patented 1909' and fitted for wired illumination, both 54cm high, each with spelter decorative bases and mounted on raised marble plinths.
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