Art nouveau clock features two dancing figures in flowing dresses and was designed for La Maison Moderne founded by Julius Meier-Graefe in Paris in 1898 to highlight the zenith of Art Nouveau design and innovation. Organic ginkgo leaf gilt bronze base witch looks to be of a tree form supporting the female twirling dancers in a state of jubilation.
Impressed signature to top ‘Voulot’.
Condition: Excellent. Clock works and rings very well. Clock keys are included.
Literature: Clock pictured in The Paris Salons: 1895-1914, Volume V: Objects d’Art & Metalware, by Alastair Duncan, pp. 38 and 227; Clock also pictured in L’Orfèvrerie et Le Bronze, L’Art Decoratif, By Charles Torquet, p. 207
Exhibition History: Similar model of this clock is part of the permanent collection of the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
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