11 December 2001
A FRENCH GILT-BRASS AND SILVERED MANTEL CLOCK
Mid-19th Century, the movement by Gardien and Chéron
The circular dial with Roman chapters within a shaped spreading case decorated with scrolls and flowers and surmounted by a maiden and a swan, the movement signed 'GARDIEN & CHERON PARIS' AND 'JAPY FRERES CPE EXPOSITION 1855 GRANDE MED. D'HONNEUR'
13 in. (33 cm.) high; 13½ in. (34 cm.) wide
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