French Ormolu mounted Black Marble Clock Garniture - Clodion

$48,000.00

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A exquisite Napoleon III ormolu mounted black marble three piece clock set. The figural group after the model by Clodion, Paris. This magnificent clock garniture comprising a clock and a pair of seven-light candelabra, the clock with a pair of bacchantus, one holding a tambourine, the other with a bunch of grapes, next to an infant satyr crowned with vines on a naturalistic base signed 'Clodion 1762' above a shaped ormolu-mounted plinth with applied gilt Roman numerals and hands.
The
en suite candelabra each with a baluster vase swagged with ribbon-tied medaillions and putto herms, issuing scrolled foliate branches above a conformingly-decorated base.

Signed: Clodion 1762 

numbered: 
Circa 1860

Depth: 23"
Width: 55"
Height: 67"