Lot 1112. Magnificent Pendule as an allegory of Africa

Starting price:€ 45 000
Auction date:01.12.2018   12:00
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Lot 1112Magnificent Pendule as an allegory of Africa
Monti is rich in fire-gilded Bronze. Passig, curved, plastic volute outlet Socket. Of these, ascending, leaf carved volutes as a support for naturalistic designed, arranged at different heights of the platforms. The fact is, as a Central show piece, to the right of African elephant standing with his trunk raised, and grey-brown staffierter skin. On the side, on a leaf decorated Base of the Mohr am, in white livery with a green apron. As a counterpart, a slightly to the side turned to standing wicked spell, under her left Arm, a lemon-filled basket. In a third and fourth level two naturalistically designed, on a tree trunk sitting at the end of Canary-birds. Polychrome Painting. Gold contouring. Minim. rest.; Partly. Sword brand. Design by Johann Joachim Kaendler and Peter Reinicke. Large Watch Case. Black Roman numerals on an ivory dial. Name Jean-Francois Dominice Paris. Bronze mount gem. "- winning C" (Paris, 1745-1749). Ges.-H. 60 cm. Such luxurious Arrangements from valuable porcelain figures in connection with fire-gilded bronze mounts were a specialty of the "Merchands mercies"; This Paris-based retailer for luxury goods had the privilege to combine the imported Goods", and through the Transformation of material cross-Emsembles still to upgrade". These pieces found in Royal collections and were also Cabinet pieces in the possession of wealthy financiers to decorate for festive events rooms. Cf. Kat. Museum Of Bad Pyrmont, Meissen Porcelain, Fig. P. 196. Cf. Rückert, Fig. 1061. Albiker, Cat.No. 255. Adams, Meissen Portrait Figures, p. 183 f. Tardy, p. 187. Röbbig, Cabinet pieces, p. 59 et seq.A very rare Parisian pendulum as allegory of Africa with gilt bronze mounts and figures of an elephant, blackammor girl, blackamoor servant and two birds. Partly swords mark. Insignificant restoration. Mounts marked with the crowned C.Meissen. Around 1740-1750.

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