• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 191

    A LARGE FRENCH FIGURAL PATINATED BRONZE AND MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FRENCH FIGURAL PATINATED BRONZE AND MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    CASE: the seated figure of Lorenzo di Medici, after Michelangelo, atop a rouge griotte and Belgian black marble base, the front of the base inscribed 'A. Mgr BASSE-TERRE' DIAL: the conforming marble dial with applied gilt chapters signed 'J. B. DELATTREZ', gilt-brass hands MOVEMENT: with twin barrels, anchor escapement and rack strike on bell, the backplate with conforming signature; pendulum
    42 in. (107 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) wide; 11¼ (28.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 189-195)