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A Directoire gilt and patinated bronze and marble mantel clock depicting the tale of Romulus and Remus, circa 1800
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A Directoire gilt and patinated bronze and marble mantel clock depicting the tale of Romulus and Remus, circa 1800
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A Directoire gilt and patinated bronze and marble mantel clock depicting the tale of Romulus and Remus, circa 1800
4-inch enamel dial inscribed à Paris, the movement with anchor escapement and silk suspension, external locking plate striking on a bell, flat-bottomed plates, the case surmounted by a finely modelled and chased she-wolf with glass eyes and suckling Romulus and Remus, above further scenes from the story, on paw feet, the black marble plinth inset with a gilt plaque depicting putti engaged in the arts and at play, on turned feet 
46cm. 18in. high
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Style: Private Collections

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London