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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 48

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU STRIKING EIGHT DAY FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK

    MORIZE, PARIS, CIRCA 1815

    Price Realised  

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU STRIKING EIGHT DAY FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
    MORIZE, PARIS, CIRCA 1815
    The naturalistic case modelled with Pan playing a pipe and with beasts at a watering hole, the base applied with dragon and zodiacal mounts white enamel Roman dial with blued steel Breguet hands and signed 'Morize/Rue St. Antoine No 106 à Paris', the twin barrels movement with anchor escapement and countwheel strike on bell; pendulum
    22¼ in. (57 cm.) high


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    Morize was recorded working on Rue Saint-Antoine from 1812 to 1820.

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