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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 346

    A French gilt-brass and porcelain-mounted striking eight day mantel clock

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A French gilt-brass and porcelain-mounted striking eight day mantel clock
    Late 19th Century
    The case with porcelain side panels painted with birds and musical instruments with gilt-heightened and jewelled borders on a Sèvres style turquoise blue ground, with plain gilt rear door, the conforming dial painted with a scene of two lovers below a gilt chapter ring with individual Roman reserves, the twin barrels movement with Brocot escapement and strike on bell; pendulum, winding key
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high


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