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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 109

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU AND VERDE ANTICO MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The arched case framed by a palmette-cast border supported by foliate pilasters, the engine-turned Arabic dial signed '...MARCHAND BRONZIER DE PARIS', above a relief-cast classical scene with a lotus-cast stepped base, on square feet, the movement signed 'HEMON'
    19 in. (48 cm.) high; 10 in. (25 cm.) wide; 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) deep


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    Claude Hémon, Paris, apprenti in 1770; rue St-Martin, 1812-20.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN