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An ormolu, bronze and porcelain mantel clock in gothic style, French, circa 1840
Estimate
1,2001,800
JUMP TO LOT
51
An ormolu, bronze and porcelain mantel clock in gothic style, French, circa 1840
Estimate
1,2001,800
JUMP TO LOT

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An ormolu, bronze and porcelain mantel clock in gothic style, French, circa 1840
4¼-inch `rose window' dial with enamel numeral plaques and trefoil hands, bell striking silk suspension movement signed for Schuller A Paris, the case with pointed gables on all sides divided by crocketted finials, the front similarly signed and inset with a large porcelain plaque painted after Raphael with a depiction of the  Madonna with Jesus and St John the Baptist within a pierced gothic mask, the corners with crisply cast spiral pilasters, similarly decorated sides and raised on a stepped plinth applied with a pierced gothic frieze
58.5cm 23in. high
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