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    Sale 5359

    Christie's Interiors

    22 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 189

    A French gilt and patinated brass and green onyx novelty timepiece with compass and manually operated pulley

    CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A French gilt and patinated brass and green onyx novelty timepiece with compass and manually operated pulley
    Circa 1900
    The clock case with magnified glass to painted gilt Arabic dial, sprung release to rear door, the single barrel movement with cylinder escapement and stamped for C.H.HOUR/FRANCE
    17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high


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