French Figural Bronze Mantle Clock – LOT 72 Estimate: $3500 – $5000
Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 – French Figural Bronze Mantle Clock
French Figural Bronze Mantle Clock. 4 in. bronze dial with black painted Roman hour numerals and open moon hands, decorated around the chapter ring and in the center with a grapevine pattern, the dial is shown hanging in a long drapery being carried by a flying winged putti figure, raised up on a long column; the base is decorated with a winged cupid figure lounging by the waterside with a cluster of grapes in one hand and goblet in the other, a pair of doves are perched on a stone wall beside him. Has a typical round brass spring driven movement with half hour count wheel strike mechanism on a bell; movement signed “Chappe, A Paris”. The long bronze gridiron pendulum has a large relief decorated bronze bob with maidens head having long flowing hair entwined with grape clusters and grapevine decorated wreath outside. Minute hand is broken at the end. 21 in. high x 10 in. wide x 5 in. deep.
Estimate: $3500 – $5000
November 23rd, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s) Saturday, November 23rd
Preview: Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction: Saturday, November 23rd at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, November 23rd at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
We are currently accepting French Figural Bronze Mantle Clock consignments for our upcoming auctions.