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    A Ferdinand Barbedienne Louis XV-Style Figural Three Graces Gilt Bronze Clock After Germain Pilon on a Giltwood Pedestal, France, mid-late 19th century
    Marks: F. Barbedienne Fondeur, (REDUCTION MECANIQUE-profile)
    86-3/4 x 24 inches (220.3 x 61.0 cm) (overall, including base)

    The clock with bun-shaped urn with beaded band interspersed with swag and rams' heads terminating on tripod fish-form feet each balanced on the heads of figural Three Graces, resting on a base of foliate, swag, putti, and paw-form motifs symmetrically framing the clock face, atop capital with keystone pattern frieze, above a concave three-sided pedestal with C-scroll and foliate motifs and graduated stepped base.



    Condition Report*: Overall scratches, flakes, and losses to gilt especially to body of pedestal and corners, urn-form to head of Three Graces is loose. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2020
    28th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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