Thu, 4th Nov 2021 10:30

The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

 
  Lot 1193
 

A LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH WHITE MARBLE EIGHT DAY MANTLE CLOCK

Sold for £110


Condition Report

The mirrored backplate to lower section a modern replacement, some lost sections of marble to the reverse, further small chips, splits and repairs to body

 

LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH WHITE MARBLE EIGHT DAY MANTLE CLOCK,
of domed Neo-Classical form, the circular enamelled dial set with Roman numerals, displaying lever escapement and inscribed 'R A 16' at 12 o'clock, striking on a bell, the movement backplate no. 1232, on plinth base, 35.5cm high

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