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Lot 0098
AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE FRENCH NAPOLEON III GILT BRONZE AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE FIGURAL CLOCK GARNITURE BY RAINGO FRERES, PARIS, AND JEAN LOUIS GREGOIRE, FRENCH (1840-1890), CIRCA 1860
the fluted column base surmounted by a gilt bronze figural group by Gregoire depicting two classical maidens on a naturalistic ground cast with roses, signed 'Gregoire' and 'RAINGO FRES', and numbered '844', the dial with blue enamel surround, with raised gilt highlights, the Arabic numerals interspersed with gilt fleur de lys, signed 'Raingo Fres A Paris', and with gilt trellis and fleur de lys hands, the twin train movement also stamped 'RAINGO FRES PARIS', striking on the half hour and the hours on a bell, stamped 309 the original pendulum also stamped 309, the matching garniture candelabra with baluster shaped urns with cherub and floral garlands ormolu mounts, issuing five acanthus wrapped branches terminating in urn shaped nozzles and centred by a shorter fifth foliate wrapped nozzle, raised on fluted column bases over shaped plinths,
the clock 74cm high the candelabra 71cm high (3)

The movement is ticking and striking but not fully tested or guaranteed.

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AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE FRENCH NAPOLEON III GILT BRONZE

Estimate £10,000 - £15,000Jun 12, 2019