A French breche violette marble, gilt and patinated bronze clock garniture
late 19th century
The case, surmounted by a covered urn, centered by a white enamel dial with Arabic numerals and flanked by allegorical figures of Night and Day after Michelangelo, raised on a plinth base with applied drapery ornament and spool feet, the twin train movement with outside count wheel striking on a bell, the backplate with Samuel Marti Medaille d'Or pastille and numbered 8898/3; the companion urns of ovoid form flanked by ram's heads suspending swags, raised on square plinth bases and spool feet.
height of clock 24in (61cm); width 28in (71cm); depth 7 1/2in (19cm); height of urn 18in (45.5cm)
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A French breche violette marble, gilt and patinated bronze assembled clock garniture
late 19th century, urns of later date
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