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18th Century French Louis XVI Period Carrara Marble and Ormolu Garniture Set

$16,500per set


A charming 18th century French Louis XVI period Carrara marble and ormolu garniture set signed by Parisian clockmaker ‘Jean- Simon Bourdier’, whose clocks were housed in the finest and most elaborate cases suitable to furnish a number of royal palaces. There are at least seven of his clocks in the Patrimonio Nacional de Madrid. Other examples of his work can be found at the Musée de Dijon and in Paris at the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers and the Ministère de la Guerre. The candelabras have a Carrara moulded marble base trimmed in ormolu. Winged cherubs holding the two S-scrolled candlesticks which are heavily chased with garland design. The clock is supported by tapered fluted legs that rest on a marble rectangular base trimmed in ormolu and with highly chased ormolu garlands and florettes. Dimensions: Clock H 15", L 8", D 5" Candlesticks H 8.5", L 6.5", D 4".


  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm)Width: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Sold As
    Set of 3
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    18th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 3678A1stDibs: LU949920862862

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