French Gilded & Champleve Clock Garniture | Circa 1880

GBP 5,250.00

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Object Description

Fine French late 19th century three-piece clock garniture comprising of a pair of candle sticks and clock in a matching set. The garniture boldly cast with rococo influence in the Louis XV style decorated with a beautiful champlevé teardrop to the base of each piece. The five branch candle sticks with further ribbon champlevé down the central column leading up to the base of the branches. Each sconce decorated with champleve accents. The central clock with champleve dial and roman numerals within abstract shields. Fitted with an 8-day movement which has been fully serviced by our in-house team and comes complete with pendulum and key. The clock with a gilded finish throughout, a clock of exceptional condition and quality.

Notes | Champlevé is an enamelling technique in which troughs or cells are carved, etched, die struck, or cast into the surface of a metal object, and filled with vitreous enamel. This technique is not too dissimilar to Cloisonne however with Cloisonne the enamel is contained within thin walls of metal that have been soldered to the surface of the metal vase.

Measurements | Clock 47cm High x 23cm Wide x 11cm Deep, Candle Sticks 52cm High x 27cm Wide x 35 Deep

Object Condition

Condition | Excellent, full overhaul completed. Only minor wear consistent with age.

Object Details

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Dealer Contact

07920 440709
07920 440709