Wilkinson's Auctioneers Fine Furniture, Paintings & Effects - Sunday 23rd April 2017
A Highly Decorative Louis XVI Style White Marble Lyre Clock Set with Gilt Bronze Mounts. The clock having
an enamelled dial painted with swagged garlands of roses, encircled by a ring of brilliant cut paste forming part of the grid-iron pendulum, and surmounted by Apollo sunburst face mask. The marble case adorned with finely cast gilt-bronze flowers, foliage and strings of beading. 19½ ins (50 cms) in height. The garnitures in the form of urns issuing scrolling gilt wire stems of roses; the flower heads forming candle sockets. (lacking one support on garniture).