Furniture Decorative Art

A FRENCH - LOUIS XVI STYLE GRANDFATHER CLOCK WITH CHERUBS

Lot No
1
Description
Size : 80 x 21 x 14.5 in
Estimate
Rs. 10,00,000 - 12,00,000

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An important 19th century, Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted mahogany grandfather clock with exceptional gilded ormolu mounts. The upper section features three cherubs interspersed around clouds Ormolu garlands of flowers, a sun burst mount, classic scrolling foliate and decorative motifs on the tapering case. Segmented as three units the base features 4 gilded claw feet.

The white and black enamel dial is stylistically covered with a sun burst mount, hereby creating windows to showcase the painted Roman numerals. Function- striking on the hour and half hour.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.
(payment only in Indian Rupees)