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    Sale 5372

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    18 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 417

    A French ormolu and blue porcelain striking eight day lyre clock

    ROBINS, PARIS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A French ormolu and blue porcelain striking eight day lyre clock
    Robins, Paris, Late 19th Century
    The case with paste set swinging bezel to the white enamel Arabic dial with painted floral swags, gilt-brass hands and signed 'Robin/hger. du Roi/Paris', the twin barrels movement with anchor escapement and rack strike on bell
    23 in. (58.5 cm.) high


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