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    Sale 5089

    Italian Banks of Distinction

    13 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    AN ITALIAN POLYCHROME WOOD LONGCASE CLOCK

    BY A. PORELLO E FIGLI, CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ITALIAN POLYCHROME WOOD LONGCASE CLOCK
    BY A. PORELLO E FIGLI, CIRCA 1850
    The lyre-shaped case decorated to simulate walnut and embellished with painted foliage, the repoussé brass dial with nesting birds in a basket to the arch above a circular Roman white-enamel dial, inscribed A. PORELLO E FIGLI and FINALMARINA ALBENGA, the weight driven twin-train movement with anchor escapement striking bell
    92in. (234cm.) high


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