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    Sale 1983

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

    9 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 345

    AN ASSEMBLED ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' TURQUOISE-GROUND CLOCK GARNITURE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE CLOCK MOVEMENT IMPRESSED 1498

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ASSEMBLED ORMOLU-MOUNTED SEVRES STYLE 'JEWELED' TURQUOISE-GROUND CLOCK GARNITURE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE CLOCK MOVEMENT IMPRESSED 1498
    The clockcase of quatrefoil form, surmounted by a waisted oval vase painted with putti and flanked by female-bust herm handles, all highlighted with gilt scrolls and 'ruby' and white 'jewels'; the vases each of baluster form, painted with either putti gathering flowers or grapes, within a chased gilt and 'ruby', 'emerald' and white 'jewel' surround, the reverse with a bouquet, flanked by lion-mask handles suspending rings, on a conforming socle and canted square base
    17 in. (43.2 cm.) high (5)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. W.A. CRISWELL, SOLD TO BENEFIT CRISWELL COLLEGE*