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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 740

    A DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED WHITE AND BLACK MARBLE STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK

    BARRAND, PARIS. LATE 18TH CENTURY

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    A DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED WHITE AND BLACK MARBLE STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK
    BARRAND, PARIS. LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Of typical form with vase finials, white enamel dial signed Barrand à Paris, pierced ormolu hands, the supports with foliate mounts centred by female masks, the plinth with relief cast band depicting putti, eight day twin barrel movement with silk suspension and outside countwheel strike on bell; Apollo mask pendulum; winding key
    52 cm. high
    On an ebonised brass lined plinth base with glass dome -67 cm. high overall (3)


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