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A LOUIS XV 'BOULLE' ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK
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A LOUIS XV 'BOULLE' ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK

MID-18TH CENTURY, LATER ASSOCIATED DIAL AND MOVEMENT

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A LOUIS XV 'BOULLE' ORMOLU-MOUNTED BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK
MID-18TH CENTURY, LATER ASSOCIATED DIAL AND MOVEMENT
CASE: the waisted case with putto finial to top and scroll and rocaille mounts overall, the door with bead borders and mounted with a figure emblematic of Truth amidst foliage holding the sun and a book engraved une seul suffit, her foot on a globe DIAL: the gilt-brass dial inset with Roman enamel hour plaques, pierced blued-steel hands, chased with flowers, "C" scrolls and a cockerel to centre MOVEMENT: the associated two train chain fusee movement with recoil anchor escapement and rack striking to coiled gong, the polished backplate signed LUND & BLOCKLEY TO THE QUEEN 42 PALL MALL LONDON and numbered 2-239, with pendulum
32 in. (81.3 cm.) high; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide; 6¼ in. (16 cm.) deep
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage

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