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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 201

    French School, Circa 1820

    Design for a clock depicting Lyric Love and Concord

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    French School, Circa 1820
    Design for a clock depicting Lyric Love and Concord
    numbered 'N:3.' (lower centre)
    pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour
    25 x 18¾ in. (63.5 x 47.6 cm.)
    Together with two hand-coloured lithographic prints of clock designs depicting Sappho and the Genius of Love and Apollo and Bacchus
    three in the lot (3)


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    An almost identical clock to the design of the Apollo and Bacchus model was sold Christie's London, 19 March 1970, lot 38.

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    Literature

    C. Plante, Designs for Gilt Bronze Objects from the French Restoration 1814-1830, London 2002, pp. 84-85, 98-99, 116-117.