An Empire ormolu and patinated bronze striking mantel clock
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An Empire ormolu and patinated bronze striking mantel clock

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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An Empire ormolu and patinated bronze striking mantel clock
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Modelled as a classical lady in swan-driven chariot, playing with her dog, the case applied with zodiacal and bacchic mask mounts and raised on elongated toupie feet, the white enamel Roman dial (lacking front glass) with later brass moon hands, the eight day twin barrel movement with silk suspension and countwheel strike on later bell
33 cm. high
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