Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Sold for

R 4 221
Lot 88
A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
  • A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
  • A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
  • A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
  • A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
  • A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
  • A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870

Lot Estimate
R 4 000 - 6 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 4 221

About this Item

A French porcelain and gilt-metal mounted mantel clock, circa 1870
the 8,5cm chapter ring with Roman hour numerals centred by a pair of doves, the backplate stamped Japy Frères & Cie Gold Medal, 39630 VR BREVETT PARIS, bell-striking movement, the dial painted with figures in eighteenth century attire in a wooded landscape, flanked by columns supporting an arch surmounted by an acorn finial, the sides applied with a pair of rams' heads and acanthus leaves, shaped base, raised on scroll feet, loss to the gilding on the porcelain plaques, restoration to the right acanthus-leaf scroll, 35cm high

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