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Charles X Ebonized and Ormolu Mounted Lyre Clock

Auction:
2183
Lot:
918
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Charles X Ebonized and Ormolu Mounted Lyre Clock, France, first half 19th century, with two-train half-striking movement, the ebonized lyre body topped by Minerva mask, with wirework strings and scrolled patera and acanthus mounts, enamel chapter ring in leaf guilloche bezel, leaf tip base on rectangular plinth, beaded ormolu bun feet, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,000

Keywords

Charles X Ebonized, Ormolu Mounted Lyre Clock, France, Gold, Lyre, Metalworking, Ormolu, Porcelain