French Mantel Clock Garniture of Gilt Bronze and Enamel
French Mantel Clock Garniture of Gilt Bronze and Enamel

French Mantel Clock Garniture of Gilt Bronze and Enamel

c. 1880 France

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A French Mantle Clock Garniture in the Louis XVI Manner

Constructed in gilt bronze, and decorated with champlevé enamel; the candelabras have toupie feet supporting the shaped circular bases, on which winged cherubs hold two armed candle arms aloft; the shaped elliptical form clock has conforming feet, with two cherubs supporting the circular case, capped with an acorn finial and a pair of flambeaux; the chapter ring in bronze, with the hours delineated in Roman numerals, the two train, 8 day movement striking the hours on a bell, and bearing the retailers Theodore B Starr of New York details.
French, Circa 1880
Excellent
Listed in the 1875 Brooklyn New York census as a jeweller, he worked from 1877 to 1900 in New York City NY as THEODORE B. STARR & Co, with a shop at 206 Fifth Avenue. The firm was the exclusive retail outlet for Gorham silver in New York until 1884.
Dimensions
Height 33.00 cm (12.99 inches)
Width 18.00 cm (7.09 inches)
Depth 10.00 cm (3.94 inches)
Stock Code
8222
Medium
gilt bronze, champlevé enamel
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