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    Sale 1940

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

    25 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 442

    AN ASSEMBLED LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU AND SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE

    BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ASSEMBLED LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU AND SEVRES STYLE PORCELAIN THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
    BY PAUL SORMANI, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a mantel clock and pair of three-light candelabra; the clock with lyre-form clockcase headed with phoenix busts suspending floral garlands, centred with a jewelled enamel dial inscribed Le Faucheur/A Paris, the clockworks stamped C.R. CROOKSHANK with various markings, on spreading oval base with toupie feet, the candelabra each as a twin-handled ovoid vase issuing three flower-headed candlearms, on a spreading beaded socle and square base, stamped SORMANI/PARIS
    The clock: 23½ in. (59.5 cm.) high; 10¼ in (26 cm.) wide; The candelabra: 26 in. (66 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, 15 December 1984, lot 42.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. RICHARD SCHILLING, ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS (LOTS 441-462)