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Lot 1046 - A182 Decorative Arts - Thursday, 21. September 2017, 10.00 AM

MANTEL CLOCK WITH PORCELAIN FIGURES,

Louis XV, the dial and movement signed CHARLES BALTAZAR A PARIS (Henri Charles Balthazar, maître 1717 ), the group of porcelain figures in the style of Meissen, after models by P. REINICKE (Gdansk 1711 Meissen 1768), ca. 1745, the flowers in the style of the Manufacture de Vincennes, 18th/19th century, the bronze from Paris, 18th/19th century.
Gilt bronze and finely painted porcelain. The center featuring a Chinese couple reading in front of branches bearing the clock case with a Chinese figure seated on top. Enamel dial. Movement with verge escapement and short pendulum. Umbrella supplemented. Small crack in the group of figures. Minor losses.
22x14x47 cm.

Provenance:
- from a private collection, Switzerland.

Literature:
- J.D. Augarde, Les ouvriers du temps, Geneva 1996; p. 274 (biogr. information on Balthazar).
- R. Rückert, Biographische Daten der Meissener Manufakturisten des 18. Jahrhunderts, Munich 1990; p. 124 (biogr. information on Reinicke).


CHF 10 000 / 15 000 | (€ 10 000 / 15 000)

Sold for CHF 14 900 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.