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Tag: Louis-Isidore Choiselat

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    August auction from Akiba Antiques features mantel clocks and decorative art

    Leading the catalog of Akiba Antiques’ August 4th Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide event is a selection of mantel clocks from the French Empire. The French Empire-style clocks (USD 65,000 - $95,000) were created in the early 19th century. A piece offered in the auction, made of gilt bronze and…

    August auction from Akiba Antiques features mantel clocks and decorative art5
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

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