24 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A REGENCY ORMOLU AND PATINATED BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The vase-shaped case with river masks and addorsed dolphins, surmounted by Venus in a clam shell drawn by doves, the base centred by Neptune flanked by sea horses, on a rectangular Verde antico marble base and turned feet, the dial signed 'Semaine'
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high; 12½ in. (31.7 cm.) wide; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) deep
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