French Louis XV Floral Mantel Clock

French Louis XV style (19th Cent) bronze dore and porcelain floral decorated mantel clock with four 18th Century style figures and cupids (Balthazar) *Not working
ITEM #
042562
WIDTH
26.0"
STYLE
French Louis XV
DEPTH
10.0"
COLOR
White, Gold, Pink, Green
HEIGHT
27.0"
CATEGORY
Decor > Clocks
$55,000
In Stock
Qty: 1

French Louis XV Floral Mantel Clock

In Stock
$55,000
Quantity: 1
French Louis XV style (19th Cent) bronze dore and porcelain floral decorated mantel clock with four 18th Century style figures and cupids (Balthazar) *Not working
ITEM #
042562
WIDTH
26.0"
DEPTH
10.0"
HEIGHT
27.0"
STYLE
French Louis XV
COLOR
White, Gold, Pink, Green
Category
Decor > Clocks
Louis XV

Louis XV

Also known as Louis Quinze, was a style popularized by King Louis XV of France. The Sun King reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The furniture style from this period is similar to Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, S-curves, rich padded upholstery, rare wood veneers, inlaying and painted furniture.

Bronze doré

Bronze doré

A French 18th and 19th Century gilding technique of applying an amalgam of fine, high-carat gold with mercury to copper, brass, or most commonly bronze objects. The bronze is exposed to high heat in a kiln burning off the mercury leaving a thin gold coat behind that is adhered to the metal. Commonly used by the craftsmen, Fondeurs-ciseleurs (founders and finishers), for decorative mounts in furniture, clocks, candelabras, and porcelain. Due to the health hazards of mercury, the technique waned into the late 19th Century and was replaced by electroplating.

Porcelain

Porcelain

Porcelain is a hard, non-porous pottery. Porcelain is white, has a fine-grained body and usually translucent. Porcelain differs from earthenware in that earthenware is porous, opaque and coarse. True porcelain is made of kaolin or china clay.

Mantel

Mantel

A fireplace mantel is a projecting shelf surmounting a fireplace created in Medieval times to catch smoke. The term has evolved to include the decorative framework surrounding the fireplace.

Louis XV

Louis XV

Also known as Louis Quinze, was a style popularized by King Louis XV of France. The Sun King reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The furniture style from this period is similar to Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, S-curves, rich padded upholstery, rare wood veneers, inlaying and painted furniture.

Bronze doré

Bronze doré

A French 18th and 19th Century gilding technique of applying an amalgam of fine, high-carat gold with mercury to copper, brass, or most commonly bronze objects. The bronze is exposed to high heat in a kiln burning off the mercury leaving a thin gold coat behind that is adhered to the metal. Commonly used by the craftsmen, Fondeurs-ciseleurs (founders and finishers), for decorative mounts in furniture, clocks, candelabras, and porcelain. Due to the health hazards of mercury, the technique waned into the late 19th Century and was replaced by electroplating.

Porcelain

Porcelain

Porcelain is a hard, non-porous pottery. Porcelain is white, has a fine-grained body and usually translucent. Porcelain differs from earthenware in that earthenware is porous, opaque and coarse. True porcelain is made of kaolin or china clay.

Mantel

Mantel

A fireplace mantel is a projecting shelf surmounting a fireplace created in Medieval times to catch smoke. The term has evolved to include the decorative framework surrounding the fireplace.

Louis XV

Louis XV

Also known as Louis Quinze, was a style popularized by King Louis XV of France. The Sun King reigned in France between 1715 and 1774. The furniture style from this period is similar to Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, S-curves, rich padded upholstery, rare wood veneers, inlaying and painted furniture.

Bronze doré

Bronze doré

A French 18th and 19th Century gilding technique of applying an amalgam of fine, high-carat gold with mercury to copper, brass, or most commonly bronze objects. The bronze is exposed to high heat in a kiln burning off the mercury leaving a thin gold coat behind that is adhered to the metal. Commonly used by the craftsmen, Fondeurs-ciseleurs (founders and finishers), for decorative mounts in furniture, clocks, candelabras, and porcelain. Due to the health hazards of mercury, the technique waned into the late 19th Century and was replaced by electroplating.

Porcelain

Porcelain

Porcelain is a hard, non-porous pottery. Porcelain is white, has a fine-grained body and usually translucent. Porcelain differs from earthenware in that earthenware is porous, opaque and coarse. True porcelain is made of kaolin or china clay.

Mantel

Mantel

A fireplace mantel is a projecting shelf surmounting a fireplace created in Medieval times to catch smoke. The term has evolved to include the decorative framework surrounding the fireplace.

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