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White marble and gilded bronze mantel set (recomposed). -...

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White marble and gilded bronze mantel set (recomposed). - Portico clock on six turned columns, decorated with scrolls, necklaces of pearls, and a basket of roses, resting on four feet in toupie. White enamelled dial with Roman numerals for the hours and Arabic numerals and dashes for the minutes, signed "Barancourt à Paris". Mechanical movement with key winding, wire suspension. Late Louis XVI period. Height: 44.8 cm. Glass with incipient cracks; back door missing. Pierre-Michel BARANCOURT, received Master Watchmaker in Paris in 1779. - Pair of candelabras with three arms of light in the form of flowers in a tapered vase with two goat's head handles, on a turned pedestal on a circular base, tripod. Louis XVI style, 20th century. H. : 39.6 cm. Wear to the gilding; scratches; some chips and accidents, old restorations, notably to the clock. Provenance : Sale Me Blache, Hôtel Rameau - Versailles, March 15, 1964, lot 121.