• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 359

    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED FRENCH TURQUOISE-GROUND THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE

    CIRCA 1880-90, THE MOVEMENT STAMPED S. MARTI ET CIE., 4351 AND 4.8

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GILT-METAL MOUNTED FRENCH TURQUOISE-GROUND THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
    Circa 1880-90, the movement stamped S. Marti et Cie., 4351 and 4.8
    In the Japonisme taste, painted with birds and insects perched among blossoming prunus and fan-shaped panels, comprising: a clock of architectural form and two oviform vases and covers flanked by female herm handles
    16 in. (40.6 cm.) high, the clock (3)


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