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    Sale 3786

    The Collection of Carroll Petrie & European Decorative Arts from the Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, including the Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection

    31 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1247

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED ST. CLOUD PORCELAIN CLOCK GARNITURE

    MID-18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED ST. CLOUD PORCELAIN CLOCK GARNITURE
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    Acquired from Gaiences et Porcelaines Anciennes, Vandermeersch, in 1951.
    Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.