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Auction 16 May 2020 - Lot-Nr. 354


A rare Empire Penduel 'Allegory of Victorious Amor'
A rare Empire Penduel 'Allegory of Victorious Amor'  - Bild 1

Lot-Nr. 354 | Rouvière Paris, ment. 1807


A rare Empire Penduel 'Allegory of Victorious Amor' | Sold

Paris, early 19th cent. Fine modeling of the figures and reliefs. The small Amorette held in a cage, the God Amor standing above it with laurel leafs in his hands. White enamel dial (small damages), black roman and arab. numerals, golden hands, labelled 'Rouvieère à Paris’. Large round pendulum movement, count wheel striking mechanism on bell for half and full hour, thread suspension. - Literature: Comp. 'Amor und Venus' in: Elke Niehüser, Die Französische Bronzeuhr, 1997, p. 94ff, similar pendule p. 221; Baillie; identical Amor figur in Mus. de la Atalaya, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalucia, Inv. 134.; identical case in Patrimonio Nacional, Palacio de el Pardo, No. 10072608. - Provenance: Private Collection Hamburg. -

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