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    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND ONYX THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE

    CAST BY HENRI PICARD, THE MOVEMENT BY RAINGO FRÈRES, THE FIGURAL GROUP AFTER THE MODEL BY CLODION, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND ONYX THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
    CAST BY HENRI PICARD, THE MOVEMENT BY RAINGO FRÈRES, THE FIGURAL GROUP AFTER THE MODEL BY CLODION, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a clock and a pair of seven-light candelabra, the clock surmounted by a two bacchantes and a putto, the base signed ‘Clodion 1762’ and ‘BARBIER’ to the underside, above a dial applied with gilt Roman numerals, with twin barrel movement with Brocot suspension, count wheel strike to bell, stamped ‘RAINGO FRERES / Paris’, the base stamped to the reverse ‘3426’, the candelabra modelled en suite each with a baluster vase issuing scrolled branches, the reverse stamped ‘3821’, all stamped to the reverse ‘H. PICARD
    The clock: 31 ½ in. (80 cm.) high; 18 in. (45.5 cm.) wide; 10 ½ in. (26.5 cm.) deep
    The candelabra: 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high


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