Lot 1129
A Rococo Style Clock Garniture, Signed Thomas a' Paris
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
France, mid-19th century, the 2 1/2 inch enameled dial signed "THOMAS A PARIS" with ormolu surround, silk thread and suspension brass works signed Thomas a' Paris with Medaille d' Argent stamp and numbered 512/206, within a hand-painted and parcel gilt porcelain rocaille foliate form case and set upon conforming plinth (10 3/4 in.), together with a pair double handled vases (14 1/2 in.), the vases both with incised marks to underside. Includes key, pendulum, and bell.

From the Collection of a Southern Gentleman, Atlanta, Georgia

Missing minutes hand; clock operating at time of evaluation; hairline to dial; some area of restoration to both vases at basin, and the upper porcelain clock case; some chipping to floral motifs.