9683 A large Louis XVI statuary marble and gilt bronze mantel clock by Thomas Sauvage The model known as “L’Etude et la Philosophie,” the figures after L-S Boizot and the gilt bronze attributed to Francois Remond, the 6.5 inch dial with Arabic numerals and date markings in red, having a splayed eagle surmount with the two patinated figures on either side, in the centre a panel of cupid with a dove, on a shaped marble base with frieze mounts and on original knurled feet.
Signed Sauvage a Paris
Thomas Sauvage (Maitre 1779) until 1789
Width: 27.25 ins (69 cm)
Height: 20.5 ins (52 cm) £30,000
Thomas SAUVAGE, received Maitre 1779 recorded until 1789. His business continued during the Empire and Restauration period until being sold to Raffart in 1824.