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A Louis XVI style ormolu mantel clock
A Louis XVI style ormolu mantel clock

THE MOUNTS DESIGNED BY OCTAVE GEORGES LELIÈVRE, CAST BY SUSSE FRÈRES, PARIS, CIRCA 1900-10

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A Louis XVI style ormolu mantel clock The mounts designed by Octave Georges Lelièvre, Cast by Susse Frères, Paris, Circa 1900-10 The shaped acanthus-cast case surmounted by a vine finial, the enamelled dial inscribed Susse Frères/hors Concours/1900/A Paris/A.C., flanked by oak-leaf pendants, above a smoking altar, the shaped base cast to the front with a ribbon-tied laurel festoon, on fluted feet 22¾in. (57.8cm.) high; 12¼in. (31cm.) wide; 6½in. (16.5cm.) deep

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Examples of the present model were illustrated in the 1910 and 1912 Susse Frères catalogues. The list price at the time was 1,000 francs. (See P. Cadet, Susse Frères, Paris, 1992, pp. 291 and 310).

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