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A fine and large Empire ormolu and marble mantel clock, French, circa 1805
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A fine and large Empire ormolu and marble mantel clock, French, circa 1805
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A fine and large Empire ormolu and marble mantel clock, French, circa 1805

6½-inch restored enamel dial with centre seconds, bell striking movement with pin wheel escapement mounted on the backplate, silk suspension and beat adjustment on the crutch, outside count wheel, the case carved with rock and a waterfall and surmounted by a finely chased ormolu group of Venus and Cupid, the stepped bow-ended plinth applied with a plaque, mask and anthemion mounts, on toupee feet 


73cm. 28¾in. high
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Provenance

By repute from the collection of Kaiser Wilhelm II
Galerie Heinemann, Weisbaden

Catalogue Note

A very similar clock with patinated rather than ormolu figures was sold Sotheby's, London, 11th June 1993, Lot 88.

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