• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 481

    A RESTAURATION PATINATED BRONZE AND GIALLO ANTICO MARBLE FIGURAL STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK

    CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    A RESTAURATION PATINATED BRONZE AND GIALLO ANTICO MARBLE FIGURAL STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK
    CIRCA 1830
    Surmounted by the figure of Father Time carrying a scythe and a circular clock case, white enamel dial signed GALLE Rue Vivienne à Paris, blued steel hands, eigth day twin barrel movement with (later) Brocot suspension, counthweel strike (bell lacking), the marble base on claw feet
    53 cm. high (overall)


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    André Galle (1761-1844) is recorded at Rue Vivienne in 1830.

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