481. Mantel Clock "Marly Horses"

ID-ANTQ-1715
live_auctionLive Auction of Russian and Western European art №4
Auction begins: 27 Nov 2021 12:00
Estimate: 600-800 EUR
Remove from favorites
Want to take part in the bidding?
Login or Sign up
guarantee
Auction participation
payment and delivery
A convenient and secure service that guarantees bidders the placement of preliminary bids, as well as bids in real time.
View the rules for the ANTIQON auction
Payment type:
payments
delivery:

Mantel Clock "Marly Horses"

Mantel clock "Marley Horses", decorated with bronze and gilded figure of a young man taming horses. The "Horse Tamer" marble sculptural group was created in 1740-1745. Guillaume Coustou the Elder (Guillaume Coustou I, 1677-1746) - a famous French sculptor of the first half of the 18th century, who worked on the decoration of the palaces and parks of Versailles, Marly, Tuileries, and Trianon. The sculptures were commissioned by Louis XV in Carrara marble to decorate the terrace of the Château de Marly in the suburbs of Paris. Fed up with tense official images, the royal administration ordered the sculptor figures of naked youths holding back the rearing horses.
Condition: Good
Style: Empire
Country: France
Period: Early 19th century
Warranty: Seller Warranty
Material: Gilded bronze, Bronze
Product sizes: Height - 52cm width - 26cm
Location: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 52, Riga, Latvia
Item description is approximate automatic translation . Antiqon.com is not responsible for translation errors. Show original text.
machine translation
Do you have a similar item?
Want to sell it ?
for pigs
Fill out the description of your item, attach high-quality photos of it, and set an affordable price. After moderation, your ad will go to the Antiqon online catalog and will be available to collectors from all over the world.
Subscribe to our newsletter
Never miss new auctions
Subscribe

Services

more
more
more
more