• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 502

    A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK
    LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The case of typical form, the dial with Roman and Arabic enamel chapters, the centre with signature BALTHAZARD A PARI, the door applied with a mount depicting the rape of Europe, the eight-day twin barrel movement with strike on bell, stamped AD. Hougin and numbered to the backplate; pendulum, winding key and door key
    112 cm. high


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