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Lot 25: A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C

672: Art & Antiques

by Auctionata Paddle8 AG

December 2, 2016

Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
  • A Louis XVI Portico Clock with Lyre Crest, France, late 18th C
   
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Description: White and black marble, bronze, gold-plated, brass, metal, glass
France, late 18th century
Circular brass movement, spring driven
8 day running duration
Count wheel half-hour striking mechanism on bell, silk suspension, brass pendulum
White enamel dial with Arabic hour-markers, outer minute ring, pierced decorative hands, bezel with vaulted glazing
Marble plinth on four feet, above that two pillars with vegetal crests carrying the case of the clockwork in-between them, which is surmounted by a lyre and fitted with a festoon and ribbon below
Decorated throughout with bronze appliqués
A winding key is included
Dimensions: 48 x 34.2 x 14 cm
Provenance: private property Silesia

Condition:

The mantel clock is in good condition bearing minor signs of age and wear. Marble, dial and glass of the reverse case door with smaller chips in places. 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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