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A large Louis XIV style ormolu-mounted cut brass and tortoiseshell-inlaid 'Boulle'and ebonised bracket clock**
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A large Louis XIV style ormolu-mounted cut brass and tortoiseshell-inlaid 'Boulle'and ebonised bracket clock**

CIRCA 1880

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A large Louis XIV style ormolu-mounted cut brass and tortoiseshell-inlaid 'Boulle'and ebonised bracket clock**
Circa 1880
The domed top surmounted by a figure of Father Time, above flaming vase finials to the corners, the arched case with acanthus crest above a glazed door centred to the bottom by Mercury riding an airborne horse-drawn chariot, with acanthus-garlanded satyr mask below, the gilt dial with cartouche-shaped enamel plaquettes, with twin-train movement, the bell stamped DUBOIS LAMY, with concave sides and angles fronted by caryatids emblematic of the Four Seasons, supported on four reclining horses, on shaped plinth and acanthus feet, the tapering bracket applied with a satyr mask to each corner, with acanthus and berry terminal
Overall: 57¼in. (145.5cm.) high; 26in. (66cm.) wide; 10¾in. (27.3cm.) deep
Special Notice

Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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