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A FRENCH ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK
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A FRENCH ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK

LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK
LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The white enamel Roman dial with steel Breguet hands, the eight day twin barrel movement with countwheel strike on bell; pendulum, key
21½ in. (55 cm.) high
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

Lot Essay

This 'picturesque' cloud-wreathed wall-clock, with time revealed by torch-bearing cupid attending Apollo's dawn companion Aurora, proved a popular pattern such as the version with movement by Julien Le Roy (d.1748) illustrated P. Kjellberg, Encyclopedie de la pendule francaise, Paris, 1997 , p.101)
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