DescriptionA THREE PIECE FRENCH LOUIS XV-STYLE GILT BRONZE GARNITURE WITH MANTEL CLOCK AND PAIR OF FOUR-LIGHT CANDELABRA
Maker unknown, Paris, France, circa 1890
Marks to mechanism: A.D. 167, DESFONTAINES FT A PARIS
24-1/4 x 20-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches (61.6 x 52.1 x 23.5 cm)
The garniture comprising mantle clock and two candelabra of foliate waves, the clock swaged with floral garlands over a scaled surface, a draped putti asleep at top, and two sitting on base, window at rear, the candelabra with a draped putti reaching up, sitting on a rocky base above a grapevine ring.
Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000.
The garniture with some loss of gilding, and candle arms slightly bent. The clock mechanism is not guaranteed.
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