A good late 19th century French parcel gilt and patinated bronze and rouge and black marble three-piece figural clock garniture in the Egyptian revival taste   the central figure cast after the model by Emile-Louis Picault (French, 1833-1915), the movement stamped Japy Freres, the set retailed Georges Servant (3)
Lot 406TP
A good late 19th century French parcel gilt and patinated bronze and rouge and black marble three-piece figural clock garniture in the Egyptian revival taste
the central figure cast after the model by Emile-Louis Picault (French, 1833-1915), the movement stamped Japy Freres, the set retailed Georges Servant
£ 7,000 - 10,000
US$ 8,900 - 13,000

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7 Mar 2018, 10:00 GMT

London, Knightsbridge

Lot Details
A good late 19th century French parcel gilt and patinated bronze and rouge and black marble three-piece figural clock garniture in the Egyptian revival taste
the central figure cast after the model by Emile-Louis Picault (French, 1833-1915), the movement stamped Japy Freres, the set retailed Georges Servant
comprising a mantel clock and a pair of figural twin light candelabra, the clock surmounted by a figure of King Menthuophis, the square base signed 'E. PICAULT', and marked 'GS', the tapering architectural plinth case flanked by winged birds, the 3.5" dial with incised stylised numerals and hieroglyphics within a maskhead and foliate mount, the brass movement with twin barrel striking on bell, stamped to the backplate G S and with Japy Freres pastille, with pendulum, the pendant candelabra depicting Egyptian priestesses, their winged arms holding aloft conical candle nozzles, on corresponding stepped square bases, the central figure, 47cm high, the clock plinth, 24cm high, the candelabra, 36cm high (3)
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