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    Sale 12196

    Living With Art

    26 - 27 July 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 219

    A CONTINENTAL COBALT-BLUE GROUND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED GILTWOOD TALLCASE CLOCK

    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN DIAL INSCRIBED R.P. SEVRES, THE LOWER FRONT OVAL PANEL SIGNED SELLER, THE MOVEMENT INDISTINCTLY IMPRESSED

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    A CONTINENTAL COBALT-BLUE GROUND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED GILTWOOD TALLCASE CLOCK
    LATE 19TH/20TH CENTURY, THE PORCELAIN DIAL INSCRIBED R.P. SEVRES, THE LOWER FRONT OVAL PANEL SIGNED SELLER, THE MOVEMENT INDISTINCTLY IMPRESSED
    The circular dial painted with putti, the two porcelain columns painted with maidens emblematic of Winter and Spring, the center of the giltwood case carved with flowers and set with porcelain panels of paired putti and a young girl, the sides with gilt trellis panels, the base set with an oval panel of a bacchante emblematic of Autumn
    73 in. (185.4 cm.) high, 17 ½ in. (44.4 cm.) wide, 15 in. (38.1 cm.) deep


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    Please note the images for Lots 219 and 220 are switched in the catalogue. They are correct online and will be sold as viewed.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTOR