• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 467

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE WORKS STAMPED 'F. PELISSIER FRANCE,' THE ELEPHANT ' SAMSON, PARIS'

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED PORCELAIN FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE WORKS STAMPED 'F. PELISSIER FRANCE,' THE ELEPHANT ' SAMSON, PARIS'
    With a seated chinaman atop an enameled clock face surrounded by flowering vines resting on an elephant on a pierced foliate base
    21 in. (53.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOTS 455-474)