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Objets D'Art: Clocks: Inventory Code 030-014
An Exquisite Empire Gilt Bronze Mantle Clock by Lepaute
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Depicting an allegory of Harvest; the Goddess Ceres, holding a scythe in exceptional chasing; inset into a sheaf of wheat raised on a plinth illustrating an agricultural scene; the whole supported by toupie feet. The porcelain dial by Lepaute, the famous dynasty of horlogers who were royal clockmakers for Louis XV, Louis XVI, as well as the courts of Provence, Parma, Spain and Sweden. This particular dial was made by the founder's nephew, Pierre-Basile. An identical clock resides in the Spanish Royal Collection.Provenance:, Musee Sandelin du 26 juin au 12 septembre 1993, Lot 14

ORIGINS: Circa 1815, France
DIMENSIONS: 17"H x 11.5"W x 4.25"D
INQUIRIES: 415.425.0244,
LOCATED IN: Viewable by Arrangement, call 415-673-8026
PRICE: $20,000.00
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