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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 595

    AN EMPIRE BRONZED AND ORMOLU STRIKING EIGHT DAY FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK

    CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMPIRE BRONZED AND ORMOLU STRIKING EIGHT DAY FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
    CIRCA 1810
    The clock case surmounted by a figure of Hebe, the Greek goddess of youth, with the eagle of Jupiter by her side, the white enamel Roman dial with gilt-brass hands, the twin barrels movement with anchor escapement and countwheel strike on bell; pendulum, key
    18¾ in. (48 cm.) high


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