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French Figural Bronze Mantel Clock, in the Classical style, signed, the bronze figure after Xavier Raphanel (French, early 20th century), ca. 1900-1915

French Figural Bronze Mantel Clock, in the Classical style, signed, the bronze figure after Xavier Raphanel (French, early 20th century), ca. 1900-1915

Product Description:

Bearing a plaque marked ''La Renommee'' (Fame), made after a design by the early 20th century French sculptor Xavier Raphanel, clock signed ''Made in France'', together with the original winding key

Case: Bronze figural mantel clock, made in France. The case rests on a green agate base. The bronze winged female figure holds the reins of a rearing horse above the small clock dial situated to the left side of the landscape.

Dial: White porcelain dial with Arabic hour chapter arcaded with floral wreaths, gilt Louis XVI hands and a Brocot aperture @12 for altering the speed of the movement.

Movement: Probably a round solid brass plate double barrel spring powered movement of eight day duration, signed ''Made in France'', striking the hour and half hour on a bell.

Dimensions:

Sculpture: Height 21 in. x Width 18 in. x Depth 7.5 in.

Base: Height 2 in. x Width 19.5 in. x Depth 9 in.

Weight approx. 30 lbs.

Condition:

Losses to the woman's left hand and finger tips, and missing a horn (musical instrument) from her left hand. According to the current owner, the clock is in working condition but needs minor adjustments to keep accurate time. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions. Lofty does not guarantee the working condition of clocks.

Provenance:

Private collection, Corsica, Texas
Acquired from the above by the current owner, ca. 1986

Questions:

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SKU: 01tj0000000CresAAC

 
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French Figural Bronze Mantel Clock, in the Classical style, signed, the bronze figure after Xavier Raphanel (French, early 20th century), ca. 1900-1915

Listed price: $1,350.00
 

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