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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 562

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND LACQUER INLAID KINGWOOD STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK

    BY LEROY & FILS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED, MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND LACQUER INLAID KINGWOOD STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK
    BY LEROY & FILS, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The arched case with ormolu vase finial flanked below by floral vase finials, with small glazed side panels above ormolu foliate cast decorative handles, inlaid to the front with coloured lacquer and mother-of-pearl, with fully ebonised rear and interior, above breakfront plinth raised on four ormolu toupie feet, the ormolu dial with individual white enamel Roman cartouche chapters, blued steel hands, signed on the lower plate 'LEROY ET FILS PARIS', the eight day twin barrels movement with rectangular plates, anchor escapement with Brocot regulation and strike on gong to rear door; triple rod pendulum, winding key, later stand
    23 in. (59 cm.) high; 12½ in. (31 cm.) wide; 7¼ in. (18.5 cm.) deep


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