A BRECCHIA AND BLACK SLATE MANTEL CLOCK GARNITURE, 19th century

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A BRECCHIA AND BLACK SLATE MANTEL CLOCK GARNITURE, 19th century

After Vuillamy, the tapering brickwork case incised with mock hieroglyphics, surmounted by an Assyrian winged guardian figure, the dial with off-white Arabic enamel chapter ring and recessed centre, the twin going barrel movement with strike on gong (lacking) 15½in.939cm.) wide;
And the pair of side obelisks en suite (3)

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Similar winged guardian figures flank the gates of the temple of Zargon II at Khorsabad.
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