• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 109

    A FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL STRIKING PENDULE D'OFFICIER

    RETAILED BY MAPPIN AND WEBB, LONDON. LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH BRASS-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL STRIKING PENDULE D'OFFICIER
    RETAILED BY MAPPIN AND WEBB, LONDON. LATE 19TH CENTURY
    THE WHITE ENAMEL DIAL SIGNED 'MAPPIN & WBB LTD./172 REGENT ST./W', twin barrels movement with lever balance to platform escapement; winding key
    10½in. (27cm.) high, handle down


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