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Bronze Mantel lock "à l'éléphant"
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Ref : 71929
12 500 €
Period :
19th century
Artist :
Maison Alphonse Giroux
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Bronze
Dimensions :
l. 14.17 inch X H. 18.5 inch X P. 6.3 inch
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Bronze Mantel lock "à l'éléphant"

A gilt bronze and green patina bronze clock. White emailed dial with Roman numerals for hours and Arabic numerals for minutes signed "Mon Alph Giroux/ A Paris" is supported by an elephant trumpeting standing on a rocky terrace. A putto sitting on the flowering branch on the top. A stamp on the mouvement "AG 2187". Aphonse Giroux won a silver medal in the Exhibition of 1834. The Maison Alph Giroux was specialised in the manufacturing of the very high quality small furniture for the bourgoisie and the nobility. The company obtained the royal commissions under Charles X and Louis XVIII.
France.
19th century.

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French Mantel Clocks