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    Sale 5907

    Christie's Interiors

    2 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 439

    A FRENCH ORMOLU STRIKING EIGHT DAY CARTEL CLOCK

    RIZZOLI, PARIS. CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    A FRENCH ORMOLU STRIKING EIGHT DAY CARTEL CLOCK
    RIZZOLI, PARIS. CIRCA 1870
    The case surmounted by a two-handled urn and embellished with ribbons and foliage, convex white enamel dial with pierced brass hands, the movement with square plates, twin barrels and countwheel strike on bell, the back plate signed 'RIZZOLI 19 R. VIVIENNE/PARIS/459'; pendulum, key
    27½ in. (70 cm.) high


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