Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze and Champleve Enamel Mantel Clock
Retailed by Tiffany & Co., New York
The circular dial with black Roman numerals and decorated with a hovering cupid, the case inset with three oval porcelain plaques depicting a woman and cupids at play, flanked by columns, on toupie feet, urn finial, the movement stamped VINCENTI & CO. Height 16 3/4 inches.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $25,000 (includes buyer's premium)
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Clock case: wear and dulling to gilding on mounts, the porcelain dial appears to be in good condition, the protective glass plate over the dial appears to be in good condition, one 'jewel' missing surrounding the reserve below the dial, the porcelain oval plaques on the front and both sides appear to be in good condition, although they have a somewhat soiled appearance, the enameling appears to be in generally good condition, appears to retain all of its mounts, and the mounts appear to be consistent, retains a winding key, rear door opens and closes with ease, lacking pendulum, please note Doyle New York cannot make any representation or warranty regarding the working condition of this or any other clock in this sale, please assume this clock is not in working condition and will require professional servicing
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
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