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A good ormolu and Sèvres-style porcelain mantel clock, French, circa 1860
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A good ormolu and Sèvres-style porcelain mantel clock, French, circa 1860
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A good ormolu and Sèvres-style porcelain mantel clock, French, circa 1860
4½-inch porcelain dial painted with roses at the centre and with gilt numerals on a bleu celeste ring within tooled gilt reserves, bell striking Vincenti movement No.344 with Brocot escapement, the richly gilded case surmounted by doves and flanked by putti riding swans, the base inset with a central large porcelain panel painted with putti within similar borders, flanked by oval portrait miniatures of ladies in 18th century costume and two further flower painted panels, raised on a velvet covered giltwood plinth; with an ebonised stand and a cracked glass dome.
41cm. 16in. high (without dome)
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