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Second Empire Bronze Dore Figural Mantel Clock

Auction:
2379
Lot:
160
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2379
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 06, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Second Empire Bronze Dore Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1820, with silk thread escapement, the movement set into the tail of an adorsed dolphin ridden by a cherub with a harp, silvered dial cast with a scene of the birth of Aphrodite, on ovoid base, set to front with shell on bulrushes, with leaftip rim, on tooled flattened ball feet, ht. 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Dore Figural Mantel Clock, Aphrodite, Clocks, Mantel clock, Movement, Time

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