Kunst und Antiquitäten → A very rare Pair 'Le Porteur' Empire Tableclocks 'Dancing Omphale' and 'Hercules'

Auction 16 May 2020 - Lot-Nr. 344


A very rare Pair 'Le Porteur' Empire Tableclocks 'Dancing Omphale' and 'Hercules'
A very rare Pair 'Le Porteur' Empire Tableclocks 'Dancing Omphale' and 'Hercules'  - Bild 1

Lot-Nr. 344 | Pierre-Philippe Thomire (Paris 1751 - Paris 1843), attr.


A very rare Pair 'Le Porteur' Empire Tableclocks 'Dancing Omphale' and 'Hercules' | Sold

Around 1800/10. Bronze, fire gilded, engraved and polished. Round movement, verge escapement, engraved balance cock, white dials, roman numerals, central hands (1 hand damaged), one movement marked 'Coulin à Geneva'. Thomire worked amongs others with Galle and for Pierre Gouthière, later after 1770/80 also as official bronzier for Sèvres. - Literature: Pierre Kjellberg, Encyclopédie la Pendule Francaise, 1997, similar pict. p. 403, pict. D and p. 409, pict. F; Baillie, 1985. - Provenance: Private Collection Hamburg. -

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