1 May 1997
A cast brass hanging clock
After a design by Hector Guimard, circa 1900
Suspended from chains, the surround applied with formalised whiplash foliage, the face painted around the border with sprigs of leaves and berries
11½in. (29.2cm.) diameter of clock face
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This clock is a reduced version of the design created by Guimard for the Paris Metro.
Cf: Christie's New York, June 6 1992, Lot 239.
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