"Eric Bagge (1890-1978) Rare Art Deco Gilt Bronze Clock"Elegant Art Deco period clock in finely chiseled and gilded bronze, rare model signed by the famous Art Deco designer - Éric Bagge (1890-1978) - and Peters (probably for the foundry bronze maker) signatures located at the bottom left on the base , a refined table clock with a rich naturalistic decor flanked by cornucopias from which flowers and fruits emerge in the most elegant Art Deco style. Movement of Paris signed to be revised, missing the bell. Listed model (see period document) and a reference for an identical model in silvered bronze sold in the USA for $ 16,500 at the Modernist Gallery in Florida (https://modernism.com/items/2774/miscellaneous-clocks-radios/ 7324-5082-bagge-and-peters-clock-art-deco) -Dimensions: 33 cm X 28 cm X 10 cm - Éric Bagge (1890-1978) was a French architect, interior designer and Art Deco designer . Éric Bagge has designed furniture, wallpapers, fabrics, accessories, jewelry and silverware. Its furniture was made of precious wood with geometric patterns inspired by cubism. He belonged to the group of designers of the time, who wanted to leave historicism behind and seek a visual transformation of French furniture. Bagge was particularly known for his wall hangings, with his artificial silk curtains often the same patterns as those on his wallpapers. Bagge has participated in numerous salons of the Société des Artistes Français, the Société du Salon d'Automne (among others, he created the interior), the Société des Artistes décorateurs and the Central Union of Decorative Arts. For the International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts 1925, he designed the equipment for the 500 m² jewelry store at the Grand Palais. He also decorated here The bathroom - the bath of the French pavilion as well as the exhibitions Les Gobelins and Beauvais. For the Art Editor, Arthur Goldscheider Bagge created an octagonal pavilion with a ceiling, lit like a sculptor's studio. The works of the progressive artist groups La Stèle for modern sculpture and L'Évolution for the decorative arts have been shown here. Mr. Bagge was a member of the Modern Architects Group and the Society for the Encouragement of Art and Industry and designed furniture for furniture stores such as La Maîtrise, Saddier et Fils, Mercier Frères Décoration and GEJ Dennery. In 1926, he designed the magnificent Grand Luxe Cabin for the liner Île de France. In 1929, he was appointed artistic director of the modern furniture store Palais du Marbre owned by the Mercier brothers on avenue des Champs-Élysées 77. In 1930, he opened his own boutique. From 1934 to 1940, Eric Bagge was entrusted, as an architect and interior designer, with the reconstruction of the Saint-Jacques church in Montrouge, for which he used reinforced concrete, an avant-garde material from a church.