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A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND ONYX THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE ...

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Estimate: £15,000 - £25,000
ca. US$22,613 - US$37,688
Price realised:  £18,750
ca. US$28,266
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A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND ONYX THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE
OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, BY JULES GRAUX, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND ONYX THREE-PIECE CLOCK GARNITURE OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, BY JULES GRAUX, PARIS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY Comprising a mantel clock and a pair of seven-light candelabra CASE: the clock case with arched pediment surmounted by a garland-hung urn on scrolled uprights atop an eared rectangular base inset with neo-grec acanthus panels, on toupie feet DIAL: polychrome enamel with pierced and engraved ormolu hands, signed ' BRONZE D'ART Jules-Graux A Paris ' MOVEMENT: twin-barrels with strike on bell, stamped ' MEDAILLE D'ARGENT 1855 VINCENTI ET CIE ', pendulum and winding key; the candelabra en suite , each with three volute scrolled uprights supporting an urn issuing a central nozzle with conical finial, surrounded by six downswept branches, on circluar marble base with toupie feet, the ormolu variously stamped 'JG' and 'JG 86' The clock: 22 in. (56 cm.) high; 16 in. (41 cm.) wide; 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep The candelabra: 27½ in. (70 cm.) high (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Opulent Eye - 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe
Date of the auction: 14 Mar 2013
Address: Christie's
14 March 2013, London, King Street