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A FOUR PIECE SITZENDORF ROCOCO REVIVAL PARCEL GILT POLYCHROME FOUR SEASONS MANTEL CLOCK ON STAND AND PAIR OF POTPOURRI LIDDED URNS, LAST HALF 20TH CENTURY, GERMAN,

the clock centering a grape leaf wreath crowned figure of summer holds a chalice over a circular clock dial with Arabic numerals and painted flower bouquets surrounded by profuse flower blooms, above figures of spring at lower right with a flower garland and yellow trimmed robe, a crimson cloaked figure of winter at left with a warming flame, centering a figure of autumn with a wheat bushel and wheat wreath, terminating in scrolled gilt painted tripodal feet, on a conforming red baize lined base with flower encrusted scrolled feet and painted flower blooms, height: 23", width: 14 1/2", depth: 9"; the matched pair of urns with themes of love, the figural putti over reticulated domed flower encrusted lids, over profusely flower encrusted urns with integral handles centering transfer printed reserves of Venus stringing Cupid's bow, opposed by reserves with flower sprays, on circular socles with flower blooms and two putti figures, on tripodal scrolled feet bases, marks on clock back and bases. Urns: height: 16 1/4", width: 9 1/2", depth: 7"

Condition:

The clock has some dust debris, paint wear, gilt rubbing, mild chips to the flowers and leaves, some damage to autumn's wheat bushel and wreath, and the base has some losses to the applied flowers and some orange colored residue. The urns have some repairs to the flowers, one figure on the lid is repaired, mild losses to the flower petals and leaves, and some dirt debris within the crevices, but otherwise the set is in good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized
$700
11/13/2021

 

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