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    AN E. THOMAS LOUIS FRENCH XV-STYLE ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE AND GILT BRONZE THREE PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
    E. Thomas, Paris, France, circa 1880
    Marks: E. Thomas 188, Paris (to clock movement)
    11-1/2 inches high (29.2 cm) (clock)

    The orb-form clock supported by flaring shaped square base, the case mounted with two gilt bronze putti joined by foliate decoration, the orb containing white enamel dial and resting on a gilt bronze lion's pelt, the shaped base with gilt bronze beaded border, raised on four scrolled gilt bronze feet joined by scrolled cartouches, the matching pair of cassolettes with twisted lobed ovoid bodies with reversible domed covers, the bodies with gilt bronze D-form handles with holly and berry leaf applied decoration, joining at the neck with foliate scrolls with foliate pendants, floral form final to cover, the bodies raised on vine form and scroll legs joining conforming marble base, raised on four gilt bronze scrolled feet.


    Condition Report*: minor surface scratching to gilt bronze
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    December, 2012
    6th Thursday
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