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A FRENCH CHINOISERIE GILT-BRONZE AND POLYCHROME DECORATED MANTEL CLOCK, CIRCA 1830

A FRENCH CHINOISERIE GILT-BRONZE AND POLYCHROME DECORATED MANTEL CLOCK, CIRCA 1830

A FRENCH CHINOISERIE GILT-BRONZE AND POLYCHROME DECORATED MANTEL CLOCK, CIRCA 1830

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A FRENCH CHINOISERIE GILT-BRONZE AND POLYCHROME DECORATED MANTEL CLOCK, CIRCA 1830


3-inch silvered engine-turned dial, the movement with silk suspension, outside count wheel striking on a bell, signed on the backplate Cailly and Streel, the drum mounted within a naturalistically cast rock with a seated female figure in oriental dress, the base cast with scrolls, birds and fruit, the feet formed of mythological sea creatures, the whole with polychrome highlights

41cm. 16in. high


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Dial is rather tarnished and has a few marks. Movement appears to be complete and looks as though it would run but may benefit from a clean and fresh oil, silk suspension is broken and will need to be replaced. Case in generally good condition and appears to retain much of the original gilding though rather dirty, bird on shoulder of figure is restored, most of the polychrome decoration has been re-touched/refreshed. With a pendulum and winder.


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