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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    With an African figure leaning on a cargo bail
    14¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep


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    This same model is illustrated in Pierre Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la Pendule Français du Moyen Age au XXe Siècle, Paris, 1997, p. 343, pl. A, and a clock of identical model sold anonymously, Christie's New York, 4 September 2002, lot 61.