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    Sale 5158

    Clocks & Barometers

    12 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 769

    A Louis Philippe ormolu eight day striking portico clock

    DOUYON, PARIS. CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    A Louis Philippe ormolu eight day striking portico clock
    Douyon, Paris. Circa 1840
    The gilt-brass dial with painted numerals and signed DOUYON à PARIS to the engine-turned centre, twin barrels movement with anchor escapement and countwheel strike on bell; pendulum, winding key
    17½in. (44.5cm) high


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