A FRENCH EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL MANTLE CLOCK



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A FRENCH EMPIRE GILT-BRONZE FIGURAL MANTLE CLOCK circa 1810, finely cast and chiseled figure of cupid with enameled eyes holding a bow, wearing a quiver, and supporting a clock case upon his wings. Some losses. Height 18″. Estimate $3,000-$5,000;Ref: Sotheby’s Amsterdam, Jun. 7, 2005 Lot 169 for a very similar example.

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