Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

Live Auction, 16 March 2015

Continental & Oriental Silver, Furniture and Decorative Arts including a Collection of Italian Glass

Sold for

ZAR 68 208
Lot 227
  • A 'Sèvres' style porcelain and gilt-metal-mounted garniture, late 19th century


Lot Estimate
ZAR 20 000 - 25 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 68 208

About this Item

A 'Sèvres' style porcelain and gilt-metal-mounted garniture, late 19th century

comprising: a mantel clock, the dial painted with Roman numerals enclosed by a turquoise ground, the centre painted with summer flowers and a butterfly, with Japy Frères bell-striking movement, the architectural case surmounted by a porcelain two-handled urn, the sides with tapering columns headed by bud finials, pine cone finials below, the front inset with a porcelain plaque of a couple attending a young boy, the lower section with further porcelain panels painted with flowers and birds, raised on beaded toupie feet, one panel repaired, oxidisation, some beading loss, the clock not in working order, 49cm high, the dial 9,5cm diameter; and a pair of candelabra, similarly decorated, restoration to one urn, oxidisation, some beading loss, 55cm high

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