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A Three-Piece French Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze and Paste Diamond-Mounted Alabaster Clock Garniture Retailed by Tiffany & Co., late 19th century Marks to face: Tiffany & Co. Marks to mechanism: S, F, R, A, 34212, MADE IN FRANCE 26 x 11 x 6 inches (66.0 x 27.9 x 15.2 cm) (largest, clock) The three-piece clock garniture, consisting of a clock and a pair of five-light candelabrum, accompanied by a partial gilt cobalt porcelain plinth. The lyre-form clock surmounted by a female masque surrounded by a sunburst, the body adorned with gilt bronze foliate swags and strands of laurel leaves flanking an enameled clock face surrounded by a ring of paste diamonds concealing a double-barrel French clock mechanism, all raised on an ovoid base on gilt bronze toupie feet. The candelabra, each with five arms in the form of branches punctuated by twigs and leaves and surmounted by bud-form sockets, above a vasiform body with a collar of paste diamonds at the neck and gilt bronze rams' heads joined by foliate swags the the shoulders, all raised on a circular base on gilt bronze toupie feet.HID03101242017


Clock mechanisms detached with repair required, scattered fleabites, flakes, and abrasions to alabaster, toning, rubbing, and flaking to gilt bronze with scattered verdigris especially to the candalbra, several candelabra arms loose, wax residue inside candelabra sockets, and surface scratches and abrasions to porcelain plinth, and other wear commensurate with age and use. Key included. Heritage does not guarantee the completeness or working order of clock mechanisms.

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63064: A Three-Piece French Louis XVI-Style Gilt Bronze

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Jun 07
Dallas, TX, USA
Auction Curated By:
Karen Rigdon
Director Decorative Art & Design, Silver & Vertu
Ariana Hartsock
Fine Art