Description: An impressive late 19th century Sèvres style gilt bronze mounted porcelain vase and cover, the base with an integral clock. The clock movement stamped ‘Hersanti, Paris’.
This large and unusual vase has a domed cover with an acorn finial above a trumpet shaped neck with a gilt bronze collar supporting two finely cast putti holding foliate garlands. The main body of the vase is of inverted ovoid form with a cobalt blue ground centred by a finely painted vignette of Venus, Adonis and Cupid to the front and a naturalistic landscape to the reverse, all within tooled, gilt and jewelled reserves. The vase is supported by a conforming pedestal centred by a circular porcelain clock dial painted with cherubs and Roman Numerals. The sides with conforming pastoral vignettes. The square section gilt bronze base having finely cast gilt bronze cherubs playing the horn to each corner.
Location of Origin: Europe
Medium/Materials: porcelain, gilt bronze
Dimensions: Height 49''
Primary Classification: Decorative Arts and Furniture : Clocks
Expertise: FrenchExcellent Condition
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|Offered By:||Charles Cheriff Galleries (New York City, NY, USA)|
For over 85 years and four generations, Charles Cheriff Galleries has been one of the worlds leading antique dealers specializing in 19th Century French Furniture, Chandeliers, Sconces, Mirrors, Pianos, Fireplaces, and European Porcelains, Bronzes and Marble Sculptures.
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