A good large gilt metal mantle clock with astronomical theme, French, circa 1880,
Lot 129
A good large gilt metal mantle clock with astronomical theme, French, circa 1880,
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,620) inc. premium

Lot Details
A good large gilt metal mantle clock with astronomical theme, French, circa 1880,
the eight-day 2-train movement striking on a bell, signature to white enamel dial rubbed, Roman numerals with simplistic chapter ring, the body in full gilt with astrolabe top having six gimbals, stacked books before four three-dimensional drawing instruments, flanked by full modelled knight and warrior, timepiece set into column with battle scene frieze, the rectangular base with further frieze of Putti against a landscape of post-battle trophies, laurel-leaf border, on tooled bun feet, under glass dome and part gilt and gesso base - 23in. (58.5cm) dome height
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