A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CARTEL D'APPLIQUE
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A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CARTEL D'APPLIQUE

AFTER THE MODEL BY MARTIN CARLIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY CARTEL D'APPLIQUE
AFTER THE MODEL BY MARTIN CARLIN, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Surmounted by a handled urn, the tapering case applied with trailing oak leaves, the dial signed Robin
60 in. (152.5 cm.) high, 17 in. (43 cm.) wide
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Lot Essay

The design of the present lot is based on a model by Martin Carlin, maître 1766, at the Louvre (see C. Dreyfus, Documents d'Art, Musée du Louvre, Le Mobilier Français, Epoque de Louis XVI, Paris, 1921, no. 136). A 19th century example from the collection of Frances, Lady Ashburton, was sold Christie's, London, 7 December 1989, lot 38, and another 19th century example previously in the Collection of Hubert de Givenchy and Baron de Redé, Hôtel Lambert was sold Christie's, New York, 7-8 February 2017, lot 385.

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