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Lot 16: A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C

672: Art & Antiques

by Auctionata Paddle8 AG

December 2, 2016

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
  • A Figural Clock with Diana, G. Mégnin, France, Late 19th C
   
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Description: Bronze, gold-plated, marble, brass, metal
France, late 19th century
G. Mégnin – French clockmaker, active in the 2nd half of the 19th century
Back plate signed ‘G.Mégnin’ as well as ‘VCMB’ and numbered ‘2046’
Circular brass movement, spring driven, lever escapement
8 day running duration
Half-hour strike on bell, spring suspension, brass pendulum
White enamel dial, Arabic hour markers, outer minute ring, Spade-hands, bezel with vaulted glazing
On 6 bronze feet the multiply structured marble base carrying the clockwork
Above that the sculptural figure of Diana, goddess of the hunt, with hunted bird, quiver and bow
A winding key in included
Dimensions: 39 x 27 x 14 cm

Condition:

The mantel clock is in good condition bearing minor signs of age and wear. Marble in places with smaller bumps. The figure with small manufacturing related fire cracks. During in house testing the watch was functional. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed. (nlu)

Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.

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