Silver gilt antique French table clock by E. Evrot

By Evrot, Ernest (French, active late 19th Century)

£18,000

This fine antique table clock is an excellent example of the ornate Belle Époque style, which typifies Evrot's skilfully wrought metalwork.

 

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Description

Decorated with acanthus leaves, flames and two putti laying a wreath around the translucent blue guilloché enamel dial, this superb table clock was made in the late nineteenth century in France Belle Époque period.

This piece is typical of the flaboyance of the Belle Époque, a period of unparalleled optimism, prosperity, and creative productivity. The rolling acanthus leaves and putti are exemplary of the time, what is unusual, however, is the material choice: silver-gilt for the entirity of the work is very rare and sets this work apart in terms of crafts, quality, and prestige. This is a remarkabke piece for the right collector.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Evrot, Ernest (French, active late 19th Century)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Belle Époque, Figurative Art, Floral
Material
Enamel - Guilloché, Silver-gilt
Colour
Blue, Gold, Silver

Dimensions

Height
22 cm / 8.7 inches
Width
12 cm / 4.7 inches
Depth
10 cm / 3.9 inches
Weight
2145 g

Reference:
013166

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