• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5925

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    17 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 187

    A VICTORIAN GILT-BRONZE AND SILVERED MANTEL CLOCK

    BY HOWELL AND JAMES, LONDON, THE DESIGN BY E. FINLEY, FOR THE LONDON 1871 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN GILT-BRONZE AND SILVERED MANTEL CLOCK
    BY HOWELL AND JAMES, LONDON, THE DESIGN BY E. FINLEY, FOR THE LONDON 1871 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
    Surmounted by a winged merman playing a horn, above the oval body, centred by an engraved steel dial surrounded by shells and foliage, the base centred by a scallop-shell and coral, flanked to each side by a winged hippocampus, the underside with paper label 'INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF 1871, Exhibitors Name: - Howell James & Co'
    19 in. (48.5 cm.) high


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    The design for this timepiece is illustrated in the catalogue of 'The 1871 International Exhibition', p. 17.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage