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A Charles X Ormolu and Mother-of-Pearl Harlequin Desk Clock
Circa 1825
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 21,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT
344
A Charles X Ormolu and Mother-of-Pearl Harlequin Desk Clock
Circa 1825
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 21,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Charles X Ormolu and Mother-of-Pearl Harlequin Desk Clock
Circa 1825
the enamelled dial with Roman and Arabic numerals set within an arched square case surmounted by a dove, the standing cold painted figure of a harlequin raised on a square parquetry base ending in paw feet.
height 13in.; width 7 1/2 in.; depth 4 1/2 in.
(33cm; 19.1cm; 11.4cm)
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Catalogue Note

A comparable example, signed Thomire & ce. A Paris Moinet Ainé Hger formerly in the collection of the late The Hon. Mrs. Bootle-Wibraham, sold, Christie's, London, March 19, 1992, lot 38. Two other versions were in the collection of Mrs. R. Tritton, Godmersham Park, sold, Christie's June 6-9, 1983 lots 101 and 347. Another example sold, Sotheby's, London, June 29, 2005, lot 384.

For a further example see, Tardy, Pendules Français, Vol II, Paris, 1994. pl. LXXXIII (back cover).

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