An ormolu and black and white marble mantel timepiece, Thomas Weeks, London, circa 1820
3¼-inch enamel dial signed Semaine, fusee movement with deadbeat escapement mounted on the backplate, the fluted drum case on scroll supports and flanked by two seated female muses studying books, the black marble plinth inset with a gilt trellis, on toupee feet
29.5cm. high, 36.5cm. wide; 11½in., 1ft. 2½in.
Asprey, 14th October 1998