The Demidoff Three Graces Clock
The Demidoff Three Graces Clock.
A Louis XVI period Pendule a Cercle Tournant Ormolu, patinated bronze and onyx. The dial signed LEPAUTE.
France, circa 1780
Height: 73.3 cm
Provenance: By descent: Czar Alexander II (1818-1881); Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (1847-1909) & Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna (1882-1957); Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1888-1934) & Princess Aorora Pavlovna Demidova (1873-1904); Prince Paul Demidoff (1893-1976) & Princess Olga of Greece & Denmark (1903-1997); Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia 1936- from whom purchased by the current owner. Literature: Pierre Verlet, Les Bronzes Dores Francais, 1987 Illustrated plates 313-314, p. 280