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A French gilt-bronze onyx and champlevé enamel longcase clock,

circa 1900

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A French gilt-bronze onyx and champlevé enamel longcase clock,

circa 1900

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A French gilt-bronze onyx and champlevé enamel longcase clock,

circa 1900

the movement striking a bell, with a 5½in dial
127.5cm. high; 4ft. 2¼in.
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Provenance

By repute King Farouk I of Egypt, ( 1920-1965).

King Farouk, whose full title was `His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and Sudan, Sovereign of Nubia, of Kordofan, and of Darfur",  was the tenth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in 1936.

He was overthrown in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, and was forced to abdicate in favor of his infant son Ahmed Fuad, who succeeded him as King Fuad II. He died in exile in Italy.

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