Tiffany & Co. Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze and Green Marble Clock Garniture
Late 19th/early 20th century
Comprising a mantel clock, the circular white enamel dial with black Arabic numerals, flanked by allegoral figures emblematic of Philosophy and Study, surmounted by an eagle finial, and a pair of covered urns with swan-form handles. Height of clock 20 1/4 inches, width 26 3/4 inches.
This clock is modeled after a late 18th century design by Francois Remond in which the two figures were to be executed in porcelain by the Sevres Manufactory.
Additional Notes & Condition Report
urns: covers are affixed; each appears to be in generally good condition; chip losses to the rim edges of each square base; restored area to one corner edge and small area of loss to another corner rim edge; there is a stress or firing crack that extends across the neck of the swam handles, where the mount comes into contact with the neck of the urn; wear and dulling to the gilding, appropriate to age and usage; appears to retain all its mounts and the mounts appear to be consistent, including the feet
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