New York, Park Avenue
21 May 1997
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK
Circa 1810, THE DIAL SIGNED MIGNARD À PARIS
The rectangular case with a leaf-tip-cast pediment above a frieze fitted with addorsed winged sea horses, above a circular white enamel face with Roman chapters, a days of the week dial and a day of the month dial, with strike-on-bell, over a pierced apron cast with winged female figures, the uprights cast as rectangular fluted columns, with pointed arch sides, on a rectangular base cast with griffins
17¼in. (44cm.) high, 9½in. (24cm.) wide, 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) deep
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A similar mantel clock with fluted uprights attributed to Lepaute was sold from the Vitale Collection in these Rooms, 30 October 1996, lot 67.
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