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French Late 18th Century Louis XVI Period Clock Signed Déliau

$39,500

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An incredible and extremely high quality French late 18th century Louis XVI period ormolu, white Carrara marble and black Belgian marble clock signed Déliau - Rue De La Bartillerie No. 24 A Paris. The clock is raised by etched topie shaped ormolu feet below a demi-lune shaped black Belgian marble tier. The mottled white Carrara marble base displays a beaded ormolu trim and a richly chased fitted ormolu plaque of charming winged cherubs and cupids playing outside on an etched background. The incredibly sculpted white Carrara marble displays a rock design with a finely etched finish and is centered by the beautiful white enamel clock face which displays the days written in French, the hours, the minutes and even the date. Fitted within the marble rock design are two richly chased cherubs, one playing and one writing while an extremely elegant and wonderfully detailed maiden sits above with floral wreaths in her hand and draped in her garment. All original gilt throughout. Fabulous attention to detail.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Width: 17.5 in. (44.45 cm)Depth: 6.5 in. (16.51 cm)
  • 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: 94531stDibs: LU949921195622

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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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