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CA1057 French Directoire Bisque Genre Clock

Fine and rare late 18th / early 19th Century French Directoire period bisque porcelain genre clock, the case depicting a classically robed seated woman giving alms in the form of bread to a child. The central figure seated on a classical klismos chair atop a fountain with stallions heads. The movement is signed 'Carcel Paris' on the backplate probably for Bernard-Guillaume Carcel (1750 - 1812). Ormolu mounts, repairs.

H48cm x W33cm x D13cm
H18 1/2" x W13" x D5 1/4"

Stock No.: CA1056/90
Price: £3,200

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