• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7841

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    29 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 76

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK MARBLE PENDULE ENCRIER

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED BLACK MARBLE PENDULE ENCRIER
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    CASE: modelled with a celestial globe dial supported by a crouching eagle amongst lightning bolts, flanked to each side by a ceramic ink-well, on a serpentine moulded base fronted by a pen rest DIAL: with individual brass chapters and hands MOVEMENT: the movement with twin barrels, monometallic cylinder balance to platform escapement, countwheel strike on bell, the backplate signed 'MOSER A PARIS'
    11 in. (28 cm.) high; 16¼ in. (41.5 cm.) wide; 9 in. (22.5 cm.) deep


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