Portico clock in white marble and gilt bronze.... - Lot 240 - Copages Auction Paris

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Portico clock in white marble and gilt bronze.... - Lot 240 - Copages Auction Paris
Portico clock in white marble and gilt bronze. The white enameled dial with Arabic numerals for the hours and two winders, signed SCHMIT in Paris, is underlined by a laurel frieze, flanked by curved columns with pearl friezes embellished with medallions and crowned with lyres in bloom. The base is in the shape of a movement, adorned with pearl friezes and gilded bronzes. Louis XVI period. Height: 40 cm; Width: 29.5 cm; Depth: 10 cm. A pair of baluster-shaped cassolettes in white marble and gilt bronze. Height Height: 27 cm. (Damage and missing Wedgwood porcelain medallions). Jean-Nicolas SCHMIT, received the title of Master Watchmaker in Paris in 1781. He supplied Jean-Baptiste FURET ( 1720 -1807 ), the King's clockmaker.
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