Lot 105

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Description:

Louis XIV Style Ormolu Mounted Marble Three-Piece Clock Garniture
French, Last Quarter 19th Century
The white enamel painted sheet-metal dial with blue painted Roman and black Arabic numeral chapter ring; the two-train movement striking a bell on the half-hour; the 'Sun King'-form pendulum encased within a metal framed, glass enclosed compartment with mounted floral festoons and scrollwork decoration, centering a console supporting an urn filled with a bouquet, set on a marble base, with quadriped feet, with front and sides inset with plates depicting Putti in relief; altogether surmounted with a marble urn. The pair of urns with trifid cloven feet mounted to the marble base and surmounted with Satyr masque decoration. Dial signed Balthazard / Paris; back of movement case with circular maker stamp AD . MOUGIN / DEUX MÉDAILLES with a star in addition to other numerical impressions. Finial to clock cresting urn detached; minor separation of mount to one floral festoon; losses to lower front corners of side window glazing; chipping with losses to surface enamel near one keyhole; various instances of handling wear with losses in gilding and patina.
Height of clock with finial: 26-5/8 in (67.6 cm); Width: 12-1/8 in (30.8 cm); Depth: 6-5/8 in (16.8 cm)

    Condition:
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