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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 224

    A FRENCH VARIGATED AND BLACK MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK AND GARNITURE

    CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH VARIGATED AND BLACK MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK AND GARNITURE
    CIRCA 1870
    IN THE EGYPTIAN REVIVAL STYLE, THE DIAL INSCRIBED 'A.ECALLE/PARIS 93, PALAIS ROYAL', THE CLOCK CASE SURMOUNTED BY A BRONZE RECUMBANT SPHINX AND ENGRAVED OVERALL WITH HEIROGLYPHICS, WITH A PAIR OF OBELISKS EN SUITE
    THE CLOCK -- 16 IN. (40.5 CM.) HIGH; 15½ IN. (39.5 CM.) WIDE; 7½ IN. (19 CM.) DEEP; THE OBELISKS -- 19¾ IN. (50 CM.) HIGH


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