7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
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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