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19th Century French Louis XVI St. Ormolu Clock, Signed 'F. Barbedienne'

$9,800

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A very elegant and richly chased 19th century French Louis XVI st. ormolu clock signed F. Barbedienne. The clock is raised by five toupee shaped feet. At the frieze are two rosettes encompassing a Rinceau design below the berried laurel band. Above is the original beveled curved glass door and enameled dial. The pediment is decorated with acanthus leaves. At the top is the urn of prosperity with a finial draped by a laurel leaf garland. All original gilt. Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810–1892), a renowned French Bronzier. Between 1850 and 1854 his firm, Barbedienne, provided furnishings in the Renaissance Revival style for the Hôtel de Ville, Paris. They received numerous medals at the International Exhibitions, including medals in three different classes at the International Exhibition of 1862 in London.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 57681stDibs: LU949920911082

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    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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