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Auktion: The Exceptional Sale
wurde versteigert am: 29. Oktober 2019
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A GOLD, GEM, AND HARDSTONE-MOUNTED RHODOCHROSITE MUSICAL CLOCK ON ARCHITECTURAL WOOD TOWER

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Schätzpreis: 120.000 $ - 180.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 1014, Aufrufe: 28

A GOLD, GEM, AND HARDSTONE-MOUNTED RHODOCHROSITE MUSICAL CLOCK ON ARCHITECTURAL WOOD TOWER MARK OF ANDREAS VON ZADORA-GERLOF, 1996 the rhodochrosite clock with stepped rectangular plinth carved with arches and masonry and mounted in corners with urns of carved hardstone flowers centered by diamonds, the surface with rotating platform upon which six dancing animal musicians (an aquamarine hippopotamus playing an enameled gold violin, a rutilated quartz goat with an English horn, an aquamarine penguin striking a drum, a citrine kangaroo and baby blowing horns, a milky rose quartz elephant with an accordion, and a chirasol bear shaking a tambourine) circle a central clock tower topped by two monkeys with hammers flanking a bell, all illuminated by four lights concealed by yellow enameled shells mounted on the surface, the clock raised on a tall bois satin and satinwood tower with simulated masonry, four arched niches enclose a rampant smoky quartz ram with ducks, a bear with frogs and two rock crystal urns of lily of the valley set with diamond and pearls, the enameled key signed Zadora 18 1/4 in. (46.4 cm. ) high, the clock; 58 1/4 in. high (148 cm.) high, overall

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Exceptional Sale
Auktionsdatum: 29.10.2019
Adresse: Christie's
New York