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French Second Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Malachite Mounted Mantel Clock

Auction:
2332
Lot:
525
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2332
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

French Second Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Malachite Mounted Mantel Clock, second quarter 19th century, with two train movement with silk thread escapement, with engine turned dial, set into plinth form case, mounted beside a patinated figure of Napoleon picking up a crown of laurel, rectangular base mounted with malachite and gilt bronze torches and husk swag, on rectangular feet case with patera flanked by anthemion, ht. 28 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Napoleon, Clocks, Mantel clock, Movement

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