London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
French School, Circa 1820
Design for a clock depicting Lyric Love and Concord
numbered 'N:3.' (lower centre)
pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour
25 x 18¾ in. (63.5 x 47.6 cm.)
Together with two hand-coloured lithographic prints of clock designs depicting Sappho and the Genius of Love and Apollo and Bacchus
three in the lot (3)
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C. Plante, Designs for Gilt Bronze Objects from the French Restoration 1814-1830, London 2002, pp. 84-85, 98-99, 116-117.
An almost identical clock to the design of the Apollo and Bacchus model was sold Christie's London, 19 March 1970, lot 38.
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