Gothic Furnishings from Newport Rhode Island
Item # 4593. A fire gilt bronze clock garniture. Clock with a pair of matching three light candelabras. Napoleon III era; c. 1850-1870. Probably French. The works are French. Strikes on the hour and half hour. Size: the clock is 12.5" tall x 9" long x 6" deep. The candelabras are 15" tall. Material: Fire Gilt Bronze with painted "Paris Porcelain" elements with hand painted details. The decorative elements used reflect Renaissance designs: battle arms, swords, axes, helmuts, etc., all reflected in the porcelain and cast bronze decor. The colors are royal blue porcelain enhanced with gold and white art work. Condition: one of the candelabras has a missing candle cap and there are several decorative chains missing. The bezel around the clock face may or may not have been altered. There is no glass cover to the clock face. There is a glass cover to the back of the clock. The movement appears to be original and the clock is presently in running and striking condition. There is a key.From a local Newport Rhode Island estate. Price: $4,000.00 the set.
View showing the back of the inside of the clock
Another view of the clock works
Detail of the base of the clock showing one of the porcelain medalions
View showing the top of the clock
Detail of one of the candelabras
Detail of one of the other candelabras
View of one of the men in armor on the candelabras.
View of the three piece ensemble
These are the 5 candle covers that exist: one is missing as are some of the chains. We have removed them from the candelabra but they can easily be re-attached.
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