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    Sale 5412

    The Sunday Sale : The Langford Hall Collection, Nottinghamshire - Property of the late Mr & Mrs Patrick Radford

    6 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 55

    A REGENCY BRONZE, GILT-BRASS AND WHITE MARBLE EIGHT DAY MANTEL TIMEPIECE

    CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A REGENCY BRONZE, GILT-BRASS AND WHITE MARBLE EIGHT DAY MANTEL TIMEPIECE
    Circa 1820
    The drum-shaped case surmounted by an eagle with displayed wings and flanked by seated female classical figures reading from open volumes, on moulded white marble rectangular plinth with foliate swag mounts flanking a Bacchus mask, on tapering toupie feet, the white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with blued steel hands (hour later), the single chain fusee movement with anchor escapement; pendulum, winding key
    14in. (36cm.) wide


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