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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 329

    A LOUIS XV STRIKING ORMOLU, RED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED BRACKET CLOCK

    BUGNON, PARIS, MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV STRIKING ORMOLU, RED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED BRACKET CLOCK
    Bugnon, Paris, Mid 18th Century
    The arched sloped case decorated overall with floral sprays and framed by pierced rockwork and foliate scrolls, the conforming tapering bracket terminating in a scrolling boss, stamped 'JME', the white enamel Roman dial signed 'BURGNON/A PARIS', gilt brass hands, the twin barrels movement with later anchor escapement and countwheel strike on bell; winding key
    52 in. (132 cm.) high, over bracket


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY