• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 431

    A Russian ormolu and Tula cut-steel mantel clock

    LATE 18TH CENTURY, THE MOVEMENT BY DE SAINT-JEAN, PARIS

    Price Realised  

    A Russian ormolu and Tula cut-steel mantel clock
    late 18th century, the movement by de Saint-Jean, Paris
    Surmounted by the Imperial double-headed eagle, the circular glazed dial with Roman and Arabic characters flanked by laurel branches, on a quadrangular fluted column, mounted on a rectangular plinth decorated with books and laurel swagged garland, on four circular feet, the aperture and details with cut-steel decoration, the dial signed 'de Saint Jean/Paris'
    10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm.) high


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