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A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted blue porcelain lyre clock

RETAILED BY HAMILTON & INCHES; CIRCA 1870

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A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted blue porcelain lyre clock
Retailed by Hamilton & Inches; circa 1870
The socle base applied with ormolu swags of flowers and on milled toupie feet, the lyre frame mounted with a wreath of flowers within beaded ropetwist border, the Apollo sunburst to the top hiding a knifedge suspension for the grid-iron brilliant-set pendulum framing the white enamel Arabic dial with painted floral swag decoration and with pierced ormolu lyre hands, signed in the centre Hamilton & Inches, Paris, Edinburgh, the twin going barrel movement with anchor escapement and strike on bell.
14 in. (35.5 cm.) high
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