Description

    A THREE PIECE FRENCH SEVRES-STYLE PORCELAIN AND GILT METAL GARNITURE SET, circa 1890
    Marks to works: 981
    16 inches high (40.6 cm) (candelabra)

    Property of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Whittaker, California
    The gilt metal clock with acorn finial and birds, a face of a classical maiden above a painted porcelain clock face with round brass movement, time and strike, painted lovers seated before a musician below, flanking porcelain five-light candelabra accented with painted porcelain and gilt metal C-scroll and acanthus decoration, all rising from gilt metal toupie feet.


    Condition Report*:

    With surface scratches commensurate with age, gilt swag drop to right front facing side of clock needs to be re-attached, former repairs to other swag drops, one candle cup loose.  Heritage does not guarantee the completeness or the working order of clock mechanisms.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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