Ormolu and cloisonné enamel antique rectangular mantel clock

£4,500

The decoration of this French antique mantel clock takes inspiration from Oriental design, with its depiction of exotic birds among Asiatic foliage.

 

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Description

The rectangular glazed gorge case decorated overall with turquoise enamel ground and depictions of herons, ducks and birds in foliage and reed, the dial with roman numerals signed 'Ve J. MAGNIN GUEDIN & Co'.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Birds / Ornithology, Chinese Interest
Material
Enamel - Cloisonné, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured, Turquoise

Dimensions

Height
29.5 cm / 11.4 inches
Width
18 cm / 7.1 inches
Depth
14.5 cm / 5.5 inches

Reference:
013449

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