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French Mid-19th Century Louis XVI St. Clock in Ormolu Signed ‘BEURDELEY À PARIS’

$78,500

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A most spectacular and sensational quality French mid-19th century Louis XVI st. clock in ormolu signed ‘BEURDELEY À PARIS’. The large scaled clock is raised by bun supports decorated by leaves below a double level platform with a front and side recessed panel with large scrolled acanthus leaves. Above is the large original enameled dial. On the left side a maiden dressed in classical attire, pointing to an urn above, instructing how to tell time to the cherub on the right. The cherub is surrounded by many learning tools, including a book, a scroll and a globe in the back, all while holding a sundial. Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley (1847-1919) A Parisian cabinetmaker who specialized in the manufacture of luxurious French furnishings. Much admired for his 19th-century interpretations of Louis XV designs, his extraordinary works earned him a Gold Medal at the Paris Exhibition Universelle of 1889. He specialized in high-quality, 18th century revivals of Louis XV and Louis XIV-style furnishings. Beurdeley exhibited his works at the International Exposition of 1870, the Amsterdam Exposition of 1883, and the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889. Beurdeley made an indelible mark on the history of 19th century French furnishing; His creations remain among the finest of the period.

Details

  • Creator
    Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 25 in. (63.5 cm)Width: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Depth: 11 in. (27.94 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 48431stDibs: LU949920789092

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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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