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French Brass Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1850, figures depicting a sailor's wife in distress holding her children atop a rocky ledge, faded 3-in. silvered dial, central frieze with an applied shell, dolphin, and cat-o'-nine tail motif, acanthus leaf molding above the scrolled shell-decorated feet, eight-day time and countwheel strike mechanism, ht. 19 in.
nice patina to the patinated area and brass areas, mechanism needs complete overhaul, not ticking or striking, lacking pendulum.
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