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Lot 61560
A Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze and Marble Clock with Glass Dome, 19th century
Marks to movement: CHAPPEMENT BREVET, (eagle-arrows), (various)
22-1/2 h x 15-3/8 w x 6 d inches (57.2 x 39.1 x 15.2 cm) (clock)

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES SCHALEBAUM

The clock surmounted by gilt bronze and marble foliate urn, ribbons swirling downward to double-scrolled armature housing partial skeleton clock mechanism, columns inset with putti caryatids, lower frieze inset with painted plaque depicting jovial putti among birds, raised on gilt bronze scrolled foliate feet.

Dome measures approximately 26-1/4 x 19-1/2 x 8-1/4 in.

Condition

Dust cover missing to reverse, some scuffing and fleabiting to marble, some light chips to lowest plinth, chip to plinth corner above plaque, some rubbing and wear to gilding, some breaks/repairs/losses/bending to ribboning near urn finial, flaking to base of glass dome, with wear commensurate with age and use. Lot includes pendulum and key. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms.

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61560: A Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze and Marble Clock w

Estimate $750 - $1,000,000Dec 9, 2017
Dallas, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Rachel Weathers
Consignment Director of Fine & Decorative Arts
Karen Rigdon
Director Decorative Art & Design, Silver & Vertu