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    Sale 7713

    Furniture & Clocks

    23 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 91

    A FRENCH LARGE BRONZE, ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK

    FRÉDÉRIC BERTHOUD, PARIS. THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH LARGE BRONZE, ORMOLU AND ROUGE GRIOTTE MARBLE STRIKING FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
    FRÉDÉRIC BERTHOUD, PARIS. THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    CASE: raised on a laurel-wreathed fluted column and flanked by a bronze figure of Cupid and a quiver of arrows with further attributes of Love, on marble base and further stepped and moulded ormolu plinth
    DIAL: white enamel with inner concentric date and signed 'Frd; Berthoud/A Paris', ormolu main hands and blued steel date hand
    MOVEMENT: twin barrels with Brocot-type anchor escapement and countwheel strike on bell; winding key
    20 in. (50 cm.) high; 16 in. (41 cm.) wide; 8½ in. (22 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN