• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 450

    A LARGE BRUSSELS ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL STRIKING TABLE CLOCK

    H. LUPPENS & CIE. BRUSSELS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE BRUSSELS ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL STRIKING TABLE CLOCK
    H. LUPPENS & CIE. BRUSSELS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The patinated figure of Cupid flanking a columnar clockcase surrounded by floral garlands, the blue and white enamel Arabic dial signed H. Luppens & Cie., Bruxelles, pierced gilt-brass hands, on a moulded plinth base with gadrooned edge and centred by a foliate cast skirt, on fluted bock feet, the eight-day twin barrel movement with Brockot-type suspension, strike on gong, the backplate stamped H. LUPPENS, PARIS, the underside of the case with old paper label inscribed LUSTRES, BRONZES, PENDULES, MEUBLES/H. LUPPENS & Cie/Rue Neuve 144 a 148/Boulevard du Nord 151 a 155 BRUXELLES/USINE 15, RUE DE DANEMARK; pendulum, winding key
    80 cm. high overall


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