• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 772

    A FRENCH PORCELAIN-MOUNTED ORMOLU STRIKING PERPETUAL CALENDAR MANTEL CLOCK WITH EQUATION OF TIME

    CIRCA 1865

    Price Realised  

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    A FRENCH PORCELAIN-MOUNTED ORMOLU STRIKING PERPETUAL CALENDAR MANTEL CLOCK WITH EQUATION OF TIME
    CIRCA 1865
    CASE: with floral swags, four inset painted porcelain panels, on toupie feet DIALS: with engraved mask, main white enamel dial with visible escapement, blued steel hands, the calendar dial below showing the month and equation of time with sunburst hand, the centre with moon and subsidiaries for day and date MOVEMENT: twin going barrels and strike on bell; pendulum
    16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high; 12½ in. (32 cm.) wide; 6½ in (16.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY