Offered by: Mayfair Gallery
39 South Audley Street London W1K 2PP , England Call Seller 44.207.491.3435


Gilt-bronze and Tortoiseshell Clock and Barometer set by Gleizes

$ 44,000
  • Description
    Gilt-bronze and Tortoiseshell Clock and Barometer set by Gleizes
    French, 19th Century
    Height 115cm, width 30cm, depth 7cm
    In the Louis XV style, this elegant antique clock and barometer set by the French maker Gleizes, based in Paris in the 19th Century, showcases a beautiful combination of gilt-bronze (ormolu) and tortoiseshell inlay. The central enamel dials, signed 'Gleizes / 3 Place Vendome a Paris,' comprise the clock, with Roman numerals, and the barometer with a spiralling mercury reserve below, while further measuring instruments for temperature etc, line the lengths. Beautifully shaped, with delighful, lyre-like curves and forms, the set demonstrates the pure decorative quality of antique Louis XV style works, updated with the skill of 19th century craftsmanship, guaranteed to make outstanding interior additions.
    Artist/Maker: Gleizes, Paris
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Ormolu, Tortoiseshell.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Louis XV
    Dealer Reference #: 12113
    Incollect Reference #: 624057
  • Dimensions
    W. 11.81 in; H. 45.28 in; D. 2.76 in;
    W. 30 cm; H. 115 cm; D. 7 cm;
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Mayfair Gallery is a leading gallery in the field of art and antiques, holding a large collection of unique pieces for sale. The breadth of the gallery’s collection is wide, and includes items from a range of periods, styles and geographical origins, as well as works by famous artists and craftsmen. The main focus of the gallery’s collection is, however, on items produced during the 19th and early 20th century.

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