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1600/17: HENRI JACOT: a very good late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order and complete with its original numbered leather carrying case and numbered key. The good case is of "Corniche" design, with its oval bevelled glass panel to the top and bevelled glass panels all around. The 8-day movement strikes the hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original lever platform escapement. Signed to the backplate with the "HJ" trademark. Numbered 13600 to clock; case; leather travelling box and winding key. 7ins high; 5ins wide; 4.5ins deep (18 x 12.5 x 11.5cms) c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£1250

1597/17: INJALBERT: a charming small late 19th century French BRONZE SCULPTURE. Mounted on a shaped onyx base, this pretty bronze is gilded and depicts a laughing girl as she looks happily to her left at something that has caught her eye. Signed by the artist and also with the foundry( Siot of Paris). 5ins high; 3.5ins wide; 3ins high (12.7 x 9 x 7.5cms). *Jean Antoine INJALBERT was a much decorated French sculptor. Born in 1845, the son of a stonemason, he was awarded the Legion d'honneur in 1900 and Commander in 1910. He died in 1933 having been Chief Instructor at the Ecole des Beaux Arts for many years. c.1890

bronze, French, Girl, object

£395

1585/17: Henri Jacot: a fine late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in perfect working order. The high quality "gorge" case (considered to be the best 'standard' design) features the traditional ribbed handle and large square bevelled glass to the top, whilst the 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, repeating the hours at will. It retains its original platform lever escapement; blued steel 'spade' hands and enamel dial in perfect condition. 5.5ins high (handle down) 7ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Repeater

£1450

1581/17: A pretty mid-19th century French ormolu and porcelain-mounted MANTLE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of gilt bronze, surmounted by a finial of a vase of flowers and mounted with fine porcelain panels to the front and both sides. The scene to the front depicts a hunting party beside a lake, with rural woodland scenes to the side panels. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell and is signed "R&C (Richard & Cie) Paris and London. 10.25ins high (excl the finial) 6.5ins wide; 4.25 ins deep. (26 x 16.5 x 10.8cms) c.1860

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1350

1580/17: "PHRYNE": A charming and quite large French BRONZE SCULPTURE of this famous Greek Courtesan, by Falguiere. She stands naked, wearing just a simple necklace and bracelet, coquettishly hiding her face behind her right arm. Mounted on a rouge marble base and signed to the integral bronze socle base with "Falguiere" and the founders: "Goupil et Cie, Editeurs". 16ins (41cms) high. *JEAN ALEXANDRE JOSEPH FALGUIERE was a renown French sculptor and painter. Born in 1831 he produced a number of important works including some notable monuments, before dying in 1900. c.1860

bronze, Falguiere, French, nude, object

£2250

1579/17: A very fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK by the famous maker: Henri Jacot. The case is of "Gorge" design (considered to be the best quality "standard" case) with its large square bevelled glass top and ribbed handle. The 8-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and repeats hours at will. The enamel dial is perfect; the blued steel hands are original and it retains its original lever platform escapement. Stamped with the Jacot trademark to the backplate (a parrot between the initials "HJ"). 5.5ins high (handle down) 7ins high (handle up). c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, Jacot

£1350

1575/17: A beautiful OIL PAINTING on panel which depicts a family gathering being entertained by an itinerant traveller playing a small flute whilst his two performing dogs dance to the delight of the children. The quality of this work is utterly charming and the depiction of the figures is particularly emotive. The table is set with partially consumed food; chickens peck at the crumbs ~ there is much going on! Signed and dated 1859. 15 x 13.5ins unframed. *Jean Alphonse Roehn (1799-1864) was born, worked and died in Paris. He exhibited regularly at the yearly Salon and his works were almost exclusively settings from everyday life, for which he had an obvious talent. c.1859

Austrian, bronze, elephant, French, object, Oil, painting

£1250

1573/17: A stunning early 19th century French Empire period mahogany MANTEL CLOCK in wonderful original condition. The case is most impressive, with finely-figured mahogany columns supporting the 'portico' top with superb quality ormolu capitals and mounts. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, with a gorgeous ormolu dial; blued steel "Breguet" moon hands and its original 'gridiron' pendulum with ormolu bob. Perfect working order and a thoroughly original clock of very fine quality. 22ins high; 11.5ins wide' 5.5ins deep (56 x 29 x 14cms). *Signed to the dial: "Laine Paris" c.1830

clock, French, mantel

£1650

1542/17: "The Red Gown" ~ a very finely painted OIL PAINTING on panel by Henri Lesur, which depicts an elegant young lady wearing her wonderful ball gown, lace shawl and long kid gloves as she stands against a backdrop of an urn and stone balustrade in a formal garden. Signed (along the balustrade r.h. side) and measures 22ins by 18ins (56 x 46cms) including the carved and gilded frame. *Henri Victor LESUR, a renowned French artist, was born In Roubaix in 1860. He worked in the period 1887-1910 during which time he exhibited frequently at the Salon des Beaux Arts in Paris. c.1890

French, object, Oil, painting

£950

1527/17: A pretty and good quality mid-19th century French ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK in perfect working order. The case is of finest ormolu (gilded bronze) featuring scrolls and leaves in its asymmetrical style and an integral ormolu base. The eight-day movement signed for DENT a Paris, strikes hours and half-hours on a bell. It features silk suspension; a fine enamel dial and the original blued steel 'Breguet moon' hands. 13.5 ins high; 9 ins wide and 4.5ins deep (35 x 23 x 11 cms) c.1850

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1450

1511/17: EMILE GUILLAUME: a large and highly impressive BRONZE STATUE entitled: "La Deliverance". It depicts a tall naked woman standing on a hemisphere, holding her arms aloft with a sword raised in her right hand. Signed by the artist, and the foundry (Barbedienne of Paris). Superb original patina. 37ins (94cms) high. *Emile Oscar Guillaume (born 1867) produced "La Deliverance" in 1914 as a celebration of the First Battle of the Marne when the German army was stopped before entering Paris in August that year. A 4.9metre high example is displayed in Finchley, North London. c.1914

bronze, French, nude, object

£2750

1504/17: A fine quality late 19th century French CARRIAGE CLOCK in full working order. The case is of "Gorge" design, with bevelled glass panels to all sides and a large bevelled glass panel to the top. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a gong, and retains its original lever platform escapement. It also features a third Alarm "train", whilst the good enamel dial is in perfect condition and includes the smaller alarm dial. Signed to the movement "G.L." (maker not known, possibly Lepaute or Lepine, both of which are recorded). Guaranteed at least 2 years. 6ins high. c.1880

Carriage, clock, French, gorge

£850

1415/17: A very fine quality mid-19th century French ORMOLU MANTLE CLOCK of compact size and in perfect working order. The case is of finest quality ormolu (gilded bronze) complete with finial of flowers and integral ormolu base. The 8-day silk-suspension movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell and retains its original silvered dial and blued-steel hands. A delightful (and heavy quality) clock. 12ins high; 8.5ins wide; 4.25ins deep (30.5 x 21.5 x 10.8cms) c.1845

clock, French, mantle, Ormolu

£1650

1122/16: "The Kiss" ~ a finely cast and gilded BRONZE SCULPTURE of a young couple embracing, both classically dressed. This charming bronze is raised on an integral gilt bronze socle base and supported on its original rouge antico marble base.About 6ins (15.25cms) high overall. c.1880

bronze, French, gilt, object

£495

939/15: A pretty PAIR of mid-19th century BRONZE FIGURES each depicting putti and standing on their original mustard-coloured Sienna Marble bases. One figure stands hand on hip, holding a sheaf of corn, whilst the other carries a bunch of garages tied to a stick and with a sickle in his right hand. Probably French, the largest stands 8ins (20cms) tall. Priced for the pair. c.1850

19thcentury, bronze, figures, French, object

£875