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A CHARLES X ORMOLU MONTH-GOING PORTICO CLOCK

IONOILLE À PARIS, CIRCA 1825

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A CHARLES X ORMOLU MONTH-GOING PORTICO CLOCK
Ionoille à paris, circa 1825
The white enamel Roman chapter disc within an elaborate foliate-cast ormolu bezel, blued steel hour and minute moon hands, inner concentric calendar ring with blued steel hand, counterpoised blued steel sweep center seconds hand, signed Ionoille à Paris, the movement with circular plates and four back-pinned pillars, twin going barrels, the pinwheel escapement mounted on the backplate with fine adjustment to the crutch to the high quality steel knife-edge suspended gridiron pendulum, countwheel strike on bell, the case with foliate and dentilled moldings to the stepped top, foliate and rosette festooned frieze above the massive Composite-capped columns, the rectangular base applied with foliage and cornucopiae of fruit, foliate cast plinth molding on rectangular ormolu feet
24¾in. (63cm.) high
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