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    Sale 5905

    Christie's Interiors

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 516

    A French porcelain-mounted ormolu eight day mantel timepiece

    LATE 18TH CENTURY. THE MOVEMENT 19TH CENTURY

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    A French porcelain-mounted ormolu eight day mantel timepiece
    Late 18th Century. The movement 19th Century
    The case decorated with delicate porcelain flowers, white enamel dial with engraved brass hands, the single barrel movement with cut bi-metallic balance to lever platform escapement
    14½ in. (37 cm.) high


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