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    Sale 5349

    Christie's Interiors

    18 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 588

    A FRENCH BRONZE MOUNTED ONYX MANTEL CLOCK GARNITURE

    CAST BY BARBEDIENNE, AFTER CLESINGER, CIRCA 1880

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    A FRENCH BRONZE MOUNTED ONYX MANTEL CLOCK GARNITURE
    CAST BY BARBEDIENNE, AFTER CLESINGER, CIRCA 1880
    The fluted case surmounted by a bronze bust, inscribed to truncation F. Barbedienne. Foundeur J. CLESINGER. ROME 1860, the dial with gilt metal mounted Roman hours and marked F.BARBEDIENNE, PARIS, with twin barrel movement, bell and pendulum
    18in. (45.7cm.) high
    The pair of bronze mounted onyx tazza, after Henry Cahieux, cast by Barbedienne, cast with animals to the sides, -- 7½in. (19cm.) high (3)


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