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French Bronze and Marble Oriental Clock Garniture Set

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

French Bronze and Marble Oriental Clock Garniture Set, c. 1880, the variegated marble case with gilt bronze classical urn at the top, gallery with vine and leaf decoration, brass Roman numeral dial with raised decorated center and beveled glass bezel flanked by Oriental motifs of elephants and seated musicians, on the bronze base with grotesque masks and gilded scroll work, eight-day time and strike spring powered movement marked AB on back plate, with two matching gilt bronze and marble vases, with stylized elephants and Chinese figures, ht. of clock, 18 1/2 in., ht. of vases, 12 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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