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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 591

    A LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK

    CIRCA 1838

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    A LOUIS PHILIPPE ORMOLU STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK
    CIRCA 1838
    The case centred by a rectangular panel cast in high relief with female figures, putti, a lion and serpent and with foliate swags and military trophies, the back inscribed 'To/Thomas Deans Lamond/A Birthday Gift/1838' the silvered Roman dial with engine-turned centre and Breguet hands, twin barrels movement signed 'RAINGO/PARIS' with anchor escapement and count wheel strike on bell
    19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high


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    A similar but more elaborate clock, signed Thomire, was sold anonomously, Christie's London, 14 May 1998, lot 34.

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