344. Mantel Clock Marly Horses

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Auction begins: 06 May 2023 12:00
Estimate: 800-1200 EUR
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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
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