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A LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN CLOCK

THE PORCELAIN LATE 18TH CENTURY

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A LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE FAMILLE VERTE PORCELAIN CLOCK
the porcelain late 18th century
The circular enamelled dial with Roman and Arabic chapters signed Biesta A Paris within a berried foliate-cast surround surmounted by a dragon and supported by a famille verte elephant base standing on a shaped plinth cast with flowerheads and rockwork with pierced scrolled feet, the elephant previously fitted with a candleholder
31½in. (80cm.) high, 19¾in. (50cm.) wide

Lot Essay

An almost identical clock was sold Sotheby's New York, 26 March 1994, lot 37.
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