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An ormolu striking mantelclock
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An ormolu striking mantelclock

PROBABLY BRUSSELS, FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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An ormolu striking mantelclock
Probably Brussels, first quarter 19th Century
The circular white-enamelled Roman dial with engraved centre signed J. B. Ghiesbrecht Aine, containing the movement with anchor escapement, silk-suspended pendulum and outside countwheel strike on bell, the rectangular socle shaped case surmounted by a triumphant William I, king of the United Netherlands, above the oak and laurel leaf bezel, flanked to either side by a sappeur, above a relief depicting classical maidens and cherubs holding provincial coats of arms, centred by an enthroned queen, on a stepped plinth, with floral rim
70cm. high x 40cm. wide x 17cm. deep
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