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Lot 17: A Rococo Style Mantle Clock, Presumably France, c. 1880
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Bronze, gilt, enamel, polychrome painted, brass, glass
Presumably France, c. 1880
Circular brass movement with spring balance, brass pendulum and spring suspension
Power reserve: 8 days
Half-hour strike on bell
White enamel dial, black Arabic numerals and polychrome flower décor, gilt clock hands
Dial and movement with a circular cambered glass door
Rectangular curved pedestal with volute-shaped feet and leafage, above a curved case with volute-shaped feet, leafage and lattice work, the top with a sculptural vase with flower bouquet and hanging flower tendrils sideways
A winding key is enclosed
Measuring: 44.3 x 31.5 x 17 cm
The mantel clock is in good condition. The gilding and the dial are partially minimal rubbed. One tendril is slightly loose and shows a small loss. During in house testing the watch was functional. No guarantee on long term precision and regularity. (ala)
Shipping costs excl. statutory VAT and plus 2,5% (+VAT) shipping insurance.