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    A French Renaissance Revival Patinated Bronze and Slate Clock Garniture, late 19th century
    Marks to clock face: CO ANONYME DES BRONZES, Rue D'Assants 22, BRUXELLES
    Marks to Moliere figure: PEIFFER
    Marks to clock mechanism: GARRARD & VICNON, FTS D'HORLOGERIE, RUE COMMINES 7, PARIS, 141
    26-1/2 inches high (67.3 cm) (candelabra)


    The garniture having clock with slate body surmounted by bronze figure of Moliere after Auguste Joseph Peiffer, cavetto-shaped sides with figurehead and acanthus leaf mounts, clock face exhibiting double-barrel mechanism encased behind glass door, Roman numeral hour designations, raised on figural griffin feet, five-light candelabra of conforming design.


    Condition Report*: Some bending to flanges of bobeches, rubbing, light fleabiting and chips to slate, minor bending, some wax residue to cups, figure originally manufactured to sit freely atop case as is presented, minor wiggle to right figurehead to case, with wear commensurate with age and use. Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of clock mechanisms. Lot is without key or pendulum.
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2017
    25th-27th Saturday-Monday
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