4 November 1992,
New York, Park Avenue
Price realised USD 7,150
USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
AN ORMOLU AND WHITE MARBLE FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK AND PAIR OF CANDELABRA
SIGNED ON THE DIAL, MANIERE A PARIS
The shaped oblong marble base with ormolu flowers and wavy line frieze beneath beaded band, the cylindrical movement, supported by putti riding goats and surmounted by a Bacchante, with white enamel dial, arabic chapters and minute numerals, gilt hands, the movement with....
the two similar candelabra with shaped oblong marble bases, with ormolu reeded band and beading, supporting putti riding goats, each holding three-light candelabra enhanced with leaves and grapes, c. 1780--19 3/4 in. (49.38cm) height of clock
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A similar example is illustrated by Ottomeyer, Hans and Peter Pröschel, in Vergoldete Bronzen, fig. 4.13.1
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