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French Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze, Bronze and Marble Allegorical Mantel Clock

Item Details

Type Mantel Clock
Brand Balthazard (Paris)
Materials Bronze, Marble, Metal
Period Antique, 19th Century
Origin France
Style Louis XVI
Additional Information The design for this clock case is based on a drawing of circa 1784-85 by the celebrated ciseleur-doreur François Rémond (1747-1812) while the two seated figures derive from models by the sculptor Louis-Simon Boizot (1743-1809) of L’Etude and La Philosophie which were created in biscuit porcelain for the Sèvres Royal Porcelain Manufactory.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. The winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup. International shipping may be restricted.


- untested; some chipping to the marble; patination loss to the bronze; some fading to the face.


27.0" W x 20.5" H x 5.0" D

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