• 19th Century Furniture, Sculpt auction at Christies

    Sale 2210

    19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art & Ceramics

    20 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND TURQUOISE-GLAZED PORCELAIN ELEPHANT-FORM MANTEL CLOCK

    THE MOVEMENT BY VINCENTI, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU AND TURQUOISE-GLAZED PORCELAIN ELEPHANT-FORM MANTEL CLOCK
    THE MOVEMENT BY VINCENTI, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Surmounted by a maiden and barrel-form clockcase, on a pierced scrolled foot, with museum accession number 52.75.38
    23½ in. (59.7 cm.) high; 20 in. (51 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Leopold Metzenberg (Executive, Sears, Roebuck & Co.)
    Gift to present owner, 1952


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS