28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
AN EMPIRE ORMOLU STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK
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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