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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE

    BY DENIÈRE, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
    BY DENIÈRE, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a mantel clock and pair of eight-light candelabra: the clock surmounted by a pair of cloudborne putti, over a circular dial inscribed DENIèRE/FT DE BRONZES/A PARIS, the works stamped 3195/DENIERE/A PARIS, flanked on each side by two further putti each bearing a floral garland, on a shaped base centred by a laurel and guilloche frieze, the candelabra modelled en suite each with a winged putto amidst swirling clouds, issuing eight barley-twist candlearms
    The clock: 24 in. (61 cm.) high; 24½ (62 cm.) wide; The candelabra: 27½ in. (70 cm.) high (3)


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    A very similar clock garniture, also by Denière, was sold in these rooms 26 October 2004, Lot 342 ($38,240).