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Fine European Works of Art & Clocks

 
Lot 24
 

A LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL CLOCK DEPICTING A SATYR

A LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE FIGURAL CLOCK DEPICTING A SATYR the satyr playing pipes and holding a lion pelt, leaning against a tree stump which encloses the clock movement, raised on a marble rectangular feet, over four brass tapering feet, the black marble dial with incised Roman numerals, the twin train movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, numbered 1564, 63cm high

The bronze model of the satyr is based on the Antique Roman original marble now in the Vatican. An example is in the Spanish Royal Collection in Madrid.

Estimated at £1,500 - £2,000


 

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