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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 361

    A FRENCH ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS GRANDE SONNERIE CARRIAGE CLOCK

    CHARLES OUDIN, PARIS, CIRCA 1870

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    A FRENCH ENGRAVED GILT-BRASS GRANDE SONNERIE CARRIAGE CLOCK
    CHARLES OUDIN, PARIS, CIRCA 1870
    Engraved gorge case with engraved gilt-brass mask to the white enamel dial signed 'CH. OUDIN/HR DE LA MARINE/PALAIS ROYAL 52/PARIS' above white enamel alarm disc, the twin barrels movement with bi-metallic lever balance to silvered platform escapement, striking the hours and the full hours and quarters on two bells (one damaged); travel box, winding key
    5¾ in. (15 cm.) high, handle down


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