A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK
A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK

THE ORMOLU BASE PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY AND ASSOCIATED, THE CLOCK AND TREE 19TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH ORMOLU AND MEISSEN PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK
THE ORMOLU BASE PROBABLY 18TH CENTURY AND ASSOCIATED, THE CLOCK AND TREE 19TH CENTURY
The circular enamelled dial with Roman numerals inscribed 'RAINGO FR/GERES A PARIS', the movement inscribed 'P.G. Brevete', 'Raingo frères A PARIS', 'Cailly FR/GERES' and numbered '1027', within a bocage of flowers and before an amorous couple flanked by a youth, on a pierced C-scroll and foliate foot
14½ in. (37 cm.) high
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 12 October 1973, lot 363.

Lot Essay

An identical porcelain group was in the E. Chappy collection, sold Paris, 1907, lot 701.

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