London, South Kensington
13 September 2005
A LATE EMPIRE ORMOLU AND GREEN MARBLE MANTEL CLOCK
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The case in the form of a lyre with the head of a God and swans head crest supporting a flower swag, the pierced foliate dial with enamel numerals, the movement with outside countwheel strinking on a bell inscribed SH on stepped plinth base
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M.Prendergast, 'Flemings Hall-The Remarkable Home of Angus McBean', Australian Home Journal, May 1982, pg.27.
A similar clock but for the base is illustrated in Ottomeyer and P. Proschel et al.,Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, vol. I, p.379, fig. 5.15.21. The Ottomeyer clock is by Chioselat & Gallien, Paris.
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