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Late 19th century, French, case signed ''Eug. Bazart, Paris'' for bronzier Eugene Bazart, movement with maker's pastille ''Etienne Maxant / Brevete / Paris'', numerically stamped ''16716'', with importer's ship-form mark inscribed ''LJF / EMS'' to sails, surmounted by Cupid seated atop a dual-handled urn fitted with annular dials with inset porcelain Roman numeral hour markers and Arabic numeral minute indices, held aloft by the Three Graces raised atop a columnar festooned base, on a quadripartite plinth, 21'' H x 6.75'' W x 6.75'' D, est: $3000/5000
Literature: The original model illustrated, P. Kjellberg, ''Encyclopedie de La Pendule Francaise du Moyen Age au XXe siecle'', Les Editions de l'Amateur, 1997, p. 289, fig. B. Note: After the 1769 model by Francois Vion, made for Jeanne Becu, the comtesse du Barry, currently held at the Palace de Fontainebleau. Provenance: Lauer Collection, Encino, CA


Overall good condition; winds, runs and stops. With scattered scuffs and minor wear commensurate with age. Break to end of cupid's arrow / indicator. Scattered minute/hour indices have been replaced, others with restorations. Re-gilt. Lacking key. Moran's does not guarantee working condition of clocks and watches.

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A Neoclassical gilt-bronze annular clock, Bazart

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Sep 24, 2016