A FRENCH ORMOLU, BRONZE AND MARBLE SCULPTURAL CLOCK

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A FRENCH ORMOLU, BRONZE AND MARBLE SCULPTURAL CLOCK
The bronze cast from a model by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, late 19th Century

Depicting Ariadne wearing a lion pelt and holding a fruit-filled cornucopiae, seated in a chariot drawn by two putti, with two further putti pushing from behind, the chariot wheel as the clock, with blue and white enamel roman numerals, on a shaped naturalistic base inscribed Carrier-Belleuse, on a conforming ormolu-mounted red marble plinth, the front with a panel raised in relief with a procession of bacchanalian putti
the bronze: 27¾in. (70.5cm.) wide; 23¼in. (59cm.) high; 8½in. (21.6cm.) deep
the plinth: 6¾in. (17.1cm.) high
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