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    Sale 5361

    Christie's Interiors

    5 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    A Louis XIV brass and tortoiseshell inlaid striking mantel clock

    JEAN GODDE, PARIS. MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Louis XIV brass and tortoiseshell inlaid striking mantel clock
    Jean Godde, Paris. Mid 18th Century
    The twin barrels movement with five urn-shaped rear-pinned pillars, verge escapement and calibrated countwheel strike on bell, the back plate signed Jean Godde Paris; pendulum
    20¾ (50 cm.) high


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