Large bronze three-piece clock garniture, Empire Style


Large gilt bronze and patinated bronze three-piece clock garniture. Clock held by two Victories atop spheres with palmettes and two rectangular plinths held by an urn cross-bar. Pair of candelabrums with same Victories holding a six-light bouquet with five branches designed as cornucopias. Enameled dial signed Raulin à Laon. Thread suspension

Bases signed Thomire à Paris

Empire Style, 19th Century

Clock: Height: 84 cm (33 in.) - Width: 63 cm (24-3/4 in.)
Candelabrums: Height: 96 cm (37-3/4 in.)

Composed according to a surtout model realized by Thomire per drawings by Percier and Fontaine. One example is in the collections of the Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon, Portugal.

- Ottomeyer / Proschel : Vergoldete bronzen. Munich, 1986, tome 1, page 382.

Provenance :

  • Item(s) quantity:  3
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014010974
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