BRONZE & ONYX TABLE CLOCKby Albert Cheuret (1884-1966)
France, circa 1925
6 ½” high; 17" wide; 3 ½” deep
This green patinated bronze clock has a triangular form from an Egyptian-inspired geometric design of overlapping angular concentric arcs and vertical black onyx band at the top and is supported on three rectangular black onyx feet. The upper half has a martele texture. The trapezoidal face has brown stylized arabic numerals.
The clock is in good working order and has original key which winds clock for one week.
Signed Albert Cheuret in the cast.
Barbra Streisand, Los Angeles
Alastair Duncan, "Art Deco Complete: The Definitive Guide to the Decorative Arts of the 1920's and 1930's", Abrams, New York, 2009, p. for a similar model.
Sarah Morgan, "Art Deco The European Style", Gallery Books, New York, 1990, p. 66 for similar model.
$80,000 - Inv. #23