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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 61

    An unusual Napoleon III gilt-spelter and porcelain-mounted striking mantel clock with revolving globe

    RETAILED BY FIELDING, BLACKHEATH. CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    An unusual Napoleon III gilt-spelter and porcelain-mounted striking mantel clock with revolving globe
    Retailed by Fielding, Blackheath. Circa 1870
    Surmounted by a paper-covered globe signed WYLD'S/WORLD/IN MINIATURE/London 1868, twin barrels movement with countwheel strike on bell and drive to globe above, on ebonised plinth and under glass dome (cracked)
    13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) high, exlcuding plinth and dome


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