A Five Piece French Garniture

    Late Nineteenth / Early Twentieth Century
    Gilt bronze, enameled porcelain
    Marks: on movement 233 P. Ltre / Medaille D'Argent 1855 / Vincenti & Cie
    10.75 in. high (clock)

    A charming gilt bronze and Sèvres style porcelain clock garniture, comprising a clock with circular brass dial and enamel Roman numerals, the case cast with winged cherubs on open work classical scrolls, all surmounted by a seated female figure, fitted with painted porcelain plaques depicting putti emblematic of the arts on a celeste bleu ground, together with a pair of covered urns and a pair of candlesticks all similarly painted with putti at peaceful pursuits.

    Walsh Family Art Trust

    Condition Report*:

    Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age, repair to one garniture cover and minor surface scratches on porcelain of candlesticks, missing back cover to clock movement

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    19th-20th Thursday-Friday
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