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    Sale 5899

    Christie's Interiors

    13 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    A FRENCH GOTHIC REVIVAL PATINATED BRASS-MOUNTED STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK AND BAROMETER EN-SUITE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH GOTHIC REVIVAL PATINATED BRASS-MOUNTED STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK AND BAROMETER EN-SUITE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The case with patinated brass mounts and stamped 'G L' along the lower rear panel, the silvered Roman dial signed 'Peiri. 32 Rue Curbion', patinated bronze hands, the twin barrels movement with Brocot escapement and rack strike on gong, the aneroid barometer with skeletonised centre and twin curved thermometers; pendulum, winding key
    The clock -- 50½ in. (128 cm.) high over bracket
    The barometer -- 45½ in. (115 cm.) high


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