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Maurice Dufrêne and Félix Voulot Gilt Bronze Art Nouveau Clock

$ 21,000
  • Description
    Maurice Dufrêne and Félix Voulot
    Rare Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Museum Clock
    Paris France, c. 1900
    Gilt bronze, enameled metal
    Dimensions: 21.5 × 9 × 8 inches (55 × 23 × 20 cm)

    Art nouveau clock features two dancing figures in flowing dresses and was designed for La Maison Moderne founded by Julius Meier-Graefe in Paris in 1898 to highlight the zenith of Art Nouveau design and innovation. Organic ginkgo leaf gilt bronze base witch looks to be of a tree form supporting the female twirling dancers in a state of jubilation.

    Impressed signature to top ‘Voulot’.

    Condition: Excellent. Clock works and rings very well. Clock keys are included.

    provenance: Estate of Gladys Reiner Acquired from the previous by the present owner, Private Collection, New York.

    Literature: Clock pictured in The Paris Salons: 1895-1914, Volume V: Objects d'Art & Metalware, by Alastair Duncan, pp. 38 and 227;
    Clock also pictured in L'Orfèvrerie et Le Bronze, L'Art Decoratif, By Charles Torquet, p. 207

    Exhibition History: Similar model of this clock is part of the permanent collection of the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

    AVANTIQUES is dedicated to providing an exclusive curated collection of Fine Arts, Paintings, Bronzes, Asian treasures, Art Glass and Antiques. Our inventory represents time-tested investment quality items with everlasting decorative beauty. We look forward to your business and appreciate any reasonable offers. All of our curated items are vetted and guaranteed authentic and as described. Avantiques only deals in original antiques and never reproductions. We stand behind our treasures with a full money back return policy if the items are not as described.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: France
    Period: 1900-1919
    Materials: Bronze, Cast, Gilt.
    Condition: Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
    Creation Date: 1900
    Styles / Movements: Art Nouveau, Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 651436
  • Dimensions
    W. 9 in; H. 21.5 in; D. 8 in;
    W. 22.86 cm; H. 54.61 cm; D. 20.32 cm;
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