1 July 2005,
Price realised GBP 1,680
GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,000
A Louis XVI marble and ormolu mounted small striking mantel clock
David Frederic Dubois, Paris. circa 1780
The white marble case with urn finial surmounted and festooned with foliate ormolu mounts, similar mounts to the detached columns, the base on gilt toupie feet, white enamel dial signed Dd. Fc. Dubois A Paris with Roman and Arabic chapters and paste-set pierced steel hands, the movement with circular brass plates, silk-suspended pendulum, the rack-and-snail work planted on the backplate with strike on a bell
12½ in. (32 cm.) high
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