31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 10,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED ST. CLOUD PORCELAIN CLOCK GARNITURE
Comprising a pair of candelabra mounted with either a dog or a cat with a mouse before a tree-stump and a central clock mounted with a similar cat, each within a bower of flowers, the later dial signed BREGUET ET FILS, the 18th century watch movement signed Berthoud A Paris
9 in. (23 cm.) high, the clock
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Acquired from Gaiences et Porcelaines Anciennes, Vandermeersch, in 1951.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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