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    Sale 7608

    Important European Furniture and Sculpture

    10 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 88

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, TOLE PEINTE AND BLANC DE CHINE PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK

    MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU, TOLE PEINTE AND BLANC DE CHINE PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK
    MID-18TH CENTURY
    The circular glazed white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals signed 'CH.VOISIN A PARIS' with blued steel hands and conformingly-signed twin-barrel movement within a scrolling foliate and flower-decorated drum shaped case, supported by a naturalistically-cast flowering branch flanked by the figure of a seated buddha, on a pierced C-scroll, foliate and floral garlande-cast base, restorations to the porcelain
    13¾ in. (35 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (lot 88 - 93)