French Mantle Clock Garniture in the Louis XVI Manner

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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

Dimensions:

Clock: H: 13 in / 33 cm   W: 7 in / 18 cm   D: 4 in / 10 cm

Candelabra: H: 10 in / 26 cm   W: 5 in / 13 cm   D: 3.5 in / 9 cm

 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.

 

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Dimensions 7 x 4 x 13 in

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Material:
gilt bronze, champlevé enamel
Period:
19th Century
Condition:
Excellent, in working condition
Style:
Louis XVI
Creation Date:
Circa 1880

Dealer Information

  • Store Name: Butchoff Antiques
  • Dealer: Butchoff Antiques
  • Address: 154 Kinsington Church Street
    London
    W8 4BN
    United Kingdom (UK)