A French Art Nouveau clock in gilt bronze by Maurice Dufrène with dancing figures modeled by Félix Voulot for the Parisian atelier La Maison Moderne. A similar model of this clock is part of the permanent collection of the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg. Signed, "F. Voulot 1900". Pictured in The Paris Salons: 1895-1914, Volume V: Objects d'Art & Metalware, by Alastair Duncan, pages 38 and 227. Also pictured in L'Ofevrerie et Le Bronze, L'Art Decoratif, by Charles Torquet, page 207.
|Dimensions: 21¾'' high x 8'' wide x 5½'' deep|
|Item #: S-14554|
|Price: $29,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A French Art Nouveau lithograph entitled "The Seasons" by Alphonse Mucha. One of Mucha's most enduring sets, the popularity of his lively depictions made this one of the most popular decorative panel sets. The seasons are depicted out of order, from left to right: summer as a brunette lazing by a pond, spring as a blond fashioning a lute from her long hair, autumn a blazing redhead sampling the seasons harvest, and winter a brunette draped in a green clock in a snowy landscape. This set was offered for sale by print dealer A. Arnould as a supplement to his 1896 "in ten colors" catalogue for 40 francs. Circa 1896. Pictured in Alphonse Mucha: The Complete Posters and Panels by Jack Rennert and Alain Weill, pg. 90-99
|Dimensions: 18" high x 25" wide|
|Item #: ML-12069|
|Price: $17,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
An Austrian Art Nouveau porcelain and silvered clock by Paul Follot. This clock heavily features the arabesquing line of the Art Nouveau movement, both in shape and in the relief decoration. Abstract blue flower buds decorate the clock in panels at the top and behind the clock face. The silvered clock face and pendulum are also decorated in the whiplash motif, which makes this clock a complete and total work of Art Nouveau.A similar clock is pictured in: Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, by Victor Arwas, London: Andreas Papadakis, 2002, p. 333; a similar clock is also pictured in the 1904 Louis Majorelle Catalog, in the "Les Algues" Chamber, near the end of the catalog.
|Dimensions: 16'' high x 6-1/2'' wide x 3-1/2'' deep|
|Item #: C-17666|
|Price: $35,000 – Call: (212) 644-6400|
A rare French Art Nouveau silver and plique-à-jour enamel "Capucines" clock with butterflies and nasturtiums by Eugène Feuillâtre. The front and sides of the clock are decorated with enameled orange flowers and green leaves. The top and back are gold-washed and heavily engraved with flowers and vines. The clock face features two painted butterflies.Provenance: Collection of Jerome Shaw, FloridaA similar clock is pictured in: The Paris Salons 1895-1915, Vol. V: Objects d'Art and Metalware, by Alastair Duncan, Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club, 1999, p. 255. Exhibited: La Société des Artistes Français, 1902.
|Signed: Feuillâtre Sc., clockworks incised Lepine Aiguilles 28962|
|Dimensions: 6-1/4'' high x 3-1/2'' wide x 3-1/2'' deep|
|Item #: F-17985|
|Price: Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400|