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French Onyx "Swinger" Mantel Clock

Auction:
2502
Lot:
549
Sold for:
$533$450

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

French Onyx "Swinger" Mantel Clock, Paris, onyx cyma curves support the 4-in. dia. chapter ring with Roman numerals and center removed to expose the eight-day time and strike movement with dual escape wheels, count-wheel strike and a gilt putti on a swing as a pendulum, ht. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $900-1,200

No significant restoration, movement runs but could use cleaning.

Keywords

Paris, Clocks, Horology, Mantel clock, Movement, Pendulum