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A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and brass-inlaid striking bracket clock

Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.
A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and brass-inlaid striking bracket clock

BY BALTHAZARD, PARIS

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A Napoleon III ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell and brass-inlaid striking bracket clock By Balthazard, Paris In the Regence style, inlaid overall with floral trails and foliage, the case of typical form, the bell top surmounted by an angel, the glazed door mounted with a maiden and a stork, the angles mounted with female masks, on scroll feet, the circular dial with a white-enamelled centre signed BALTHAZARD/A PARIS with individual Roman cartouches and individual kidney-shaped Arabic cartouches, the movement with twin-going barrels and Brocot suspended pendulum, anchor escapement and outside countwheel strike on a gong, with a conforming wall bracket en suite, the angles mounted with maiden masks 150cm. high overall
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Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.

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