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French 19th Century Louis XVI Style Onyx and Ormolu Clock

$38,900

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A sensational and extremely high quality French 19th century Louis XVI style onyx and ormolu clock by Raingo Frères, Paris. This most elegant clock is raised by an ormolu base with most decorative recessed panels of foliate designs below two beaded ormolu bands. The architectural onyx case displays beautiful fluted columns with fine fitted ormolu chandelles. Aft the center is the dial signed Raingo Frères and flanked by richly chased pierced ormolu berried foliate mounts. Above is a most impressive ormolu statue, signed Clodion and raised on a display shelf with a beaded ormolu border. The exceptional statue is of two beautiful maidens dressed in classical attire. One maiden is holding up a tambourine while the other is playing with a charming faun at her feet and grasping clusters of grapes all in a rich satin and burnished finish. All original gilt throughout. Striking proportions.

Details

  • Creator
    Raingo Frères (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Width: 18 in. (45.72 cm)Depth: 11.5 in. (29.21 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: 92011stDibs: LU949920598512

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    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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