• 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 471

    A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRASS, TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK

    THE WORKS SIGNED 'JACQUES COGNIET PARIS', CIRCA 1720

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRASS, TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK
    THE WORKS SIGNED 'JACQUES COGNIET PARIS', CIRCA 1720
    With a later angel Gabriel finial above a foliate-mounted shaped case with brass-inlaid tortoiseshell strapwork and shell panels, the brass and enamel clock dial above a seated figure, on shaped feet, on conforming inlaid bracket, losses, the mounts apparently largely original and regilt
    46½ in. (118 cm.) high overall, the clock 33½ in. (85 cm.) high


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

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