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    A Three Piece Napoleon III Sèvres-Style Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Clock Garniture, circa 1870
    Marks to mechanism: MF, 714
    23 inches high (58.4 cm) (clock)

    The clock surmounted by painted and partial gilt porcelain urn, reticulated collar and lid to vessel, figurehead mounts to handle, painted cartouche of cupid to verso, below to flanking scrolled leaf mounts, beaded trim throughout clock case, face with conforming painted dial, down to central cartouche of allegorical woman and putto, framed by oval portrait and floral plaques, sides with rounded porcelain plaques depicting idyllic countryside scenes, case raised on domed plinth with acanthus leaf border, two conforming inset plaques and raised gilt embellishments to lower apron, raised on toupie feet, accompanied by conforming garniture pair.


    Condition Report*: Small chip to the porcelain urn surmounting the clock, minor stress fractures around the key holes, expected rubbing of the gilt decoration throughout, crisp molding of the mounts, mounts to the smaller urns need to be tightened, lot includes pendulum and winding key. 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
    February, 2016
    20th-22nd Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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