19th Century French Gilt Bronze and Sevres Porcelain Garniture de Cheminée
19th Century French Gilt Bronze and Sevres Porcelain Garniture de Cheminée
19th Century French Gilt Bronze and Sevres Porcelain Garniture de Cheminée
19th Century French Gilt Bronze and Sevres Porcelain Garniture de Cheminée

In the manner of HENRY DASSON (1825-1896)

19th Century French Gilt Bronze and Sevres Porcelain Garniture de Cheminée

c. 1880 France

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An Important Garniture de Cheminée in the Manner of Henry Dasson

Constructed in well cast and chased gilt bronze, with 'Sevres' type 'jewelled' gilded porcelain with a Bleu Céleste field, hand painted with polychromes, and comprising a mantle clock of important size, and a pair of eight light candelabra, all in the Louis XVI manner.

Rising from laurel wreathed oblate bun feet, the inverted breakfront plinth base has a running boss pattern, with paterae at the intersterces, and rectangular plaques with mythological subjects; over, putti with horns flank the Montgolfier form, gilt bronze girt urn, cast as strapwork, set on an elliptical gilt bronze torsade plinth, housing the circular enamel clock face, with the hours delineated in Roman numerals, and gilt hands. Surmounted by a putto finial on the dome cap. The twin train clock eight day movement strikes on a bell. The matching candelabra side pieces each have seven lights set about a central taller light.
Excellent; in working condition.
Dimensions
Height 76.00 cm (29.92 inches)
Width 45.00 cm (17.72 inches)
Depth 45.00 cm (17.72 inches)
Stock Code
8957
Medium
Gilt Bronze, Sèvres style Porcelain
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