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Lot 0091
A FINE AND LARGE FRENCH NAPOLEON III GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE FIGURAL CLOCK, THE BRONZE AFTER CLODION, CIRCA 1860
the clock case modelled as a fluted marble column on re-entrant cut plinth base, with ormolu mounts, surmounted by a large bronze figural group after Clodion depicting two Bacchantes, one with tambourine the other holding a bunch of grapes, running along a naturalistic base with a baby satyr beside them, Bacchus's thrysus and pipes below their feet, dark brown patination, signed 'Clodion', and numbered 1060, the clock dial with blue Roman numerals and Arabic five minute markers, the twin train movement striking on a bell and stamped 'VINCENTI & CIE MEDAILLE D'ARGENT 1855',
84cm high

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A FINE FRENCH NAPOLEON III GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE

Estimate £4,000 - £6,000Jun 12