Dagoty and Honoré antique French porcelain mantel clock

By Dagoty and Honore (French, active early 19th Century)

£15,000

This Gothic revival mantel clock is an excellent example of Dagoty and Honoré's fine porcelain work, which is famous for its elegance and vibrancy.

 

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Description

Of cathedral form, on light green ground with gilt highlights, the clock face set above faux stained glass windows, the arched doorway painted with a foreground and cathedral in the distance, set on a rectangular base with imitation marble and geometric floral band design, with iron-red stenciled mark 'Ancienne Maison Dagoty / Ed. Honoré A Paris / 4 Boulevard Poissoniere' to underside.

For a similar example see Christie's New York sale 2566, 7 June 2012, lot 75

Details

Artist / Maker
By Dagoty and Honore (French, active early 19th Century)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1830
Period
Early 19th Century
Style
Christian, Gothic, Religious
Material
Gilt, Porcelain
Colour
Gold, Green, White

Dimensions

Height
51 cm / 20.1 inches
Width
25.5 cm / 9.8 inches
Depth
17 cm / 6.7 inches

Reference:
006862

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