• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 309

    A CHINESE GILT-METAL QUARTER STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH LATER AUTOMATON

    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE GILT-METAL QUARTER STRIKING TABLE CLOCK WITH LATER AUTOMATON
    FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY AND LATER
    The case raised on scroll foliage feet, later side panels and later automata section to top with foliate mounts and replaced finials, paste-set bezel to replaced white enamel dial, cut brass hands, the twin chain fusees movement with verge escapement and striking the hours and quarters on two bells, the engraved back plate with nonsence signature; key
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high


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