• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 422

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK

    CIRCA 1810-1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMPIRE ORMOLU STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK
    CIRCA 1810-1820
    CASE: with pharaonic herm uprights supporting the drum case, on oval base
    DIAL: white enamel, with replaced steel Breguet hands
    MOVEMENT: twin barrels with silk suspension to anchor escapement and countwheel strike on bell, lacking pendulum
    15½ in. (39.5 cm.) high; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) wide; 4¼ in. (11 cm.) deep


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