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French Fluorspar and Ormolu Clock Garniture
- This striking 19th-century French clock garniture boasts brightly-colored fluorspar
- The clock and candelabra are mounted with Rococo-inspired doré bronze mounts
- Styled in the Louis XV taste, it is a celebration of Rococo luxury
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Created to be displayed atop the fireplace mantel, clock garnitures. . .
Created to be displayed atop the fireplace mantel, clock garnitures first appeared in 18th-century France. Fluorspar, a fluorescent and highly decorative mineral, was first mined and used as ornament by the Romans and is a rare decoration for a clock garniture set.
Clock: 7" wide x 4 1/4" deep x 15" high
Candelabra: 6" diameter x 11" high