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Louis XVI White Marble and Ormolu-mounted Portico Mantel Clock

Auction:
2379
Lot:
181
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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

Description:

Louis XVI White Marble and Ormolu-mounted Portico Mantel Clock, France, late 18th century, a marble urn surmounting the enameled dial with Roman numerals, day-of-the-week and day-of-the-month indications in red, gilt and steel hands, 4 in. dia. eight-day time and strike movement with count-wheel, silk thread suspension and radiant mask pendulum, all supported on marble columns with applied bead-work, leafage and garlands, ht. 27 1/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

gilt and steel hands, France, Portico Mantel Clock, Clocks, Mantel clock, Ormolu, Pendulum

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