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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 376

    A Charles X striking eight day ormolu mantel clock

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Charles X striking eight day ormolu mantel clock
    Early 19th Century
    The rectangular case surmounted by figures of Cupid and Psyche in a chariot drawn by a putti, on a plinth applied with relief mounts depicting roses and a reclining figure of Cupid, the gilt-brass Roman chapter with blued steel Breguet hands, twin barrels movement with anchor escapement and countwhel strike on bell; pendulum
    17 in. (43 cm.) high


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