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An ormolu-mounted opaline clock garniture
French or Russian, circa 1825

in boulle de savon, each ovoid form with flared neck and square foot, applied with matt and polished swan-neck and acanthus-moulded ormolu handles, set on a stepped square pedestal foot moulded with stiff-leaves, the clock with enamel dial and detachable pendulum


Quantity: 3
the clock 38cm., 15in.
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Catalogue Note

Similar opalines in boulle de savon glass were made both in France and Russia. It can be difficult, therefore, to distinguish between the products of the two countries.

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