An impressive mid 18th century French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell bracket clock with original wall bracket  Andre Rousseau, A Paris
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An impressive mid 18th century French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell bracket clock with original wall bracket Andre Rousseau, A Paris
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 7,767) inc. premium

Lot Details
An impressive mid 18th century French ormolu-mounted tortoiseshell bracket clock with original wall bracket
Andre Rousseau, A Paris
Surmounted by Juno and the eagle on a caddy top applied with dogs head mounts, the tapering sides further mounted with scrolls and female heads supported on scroll feet, the shaped glazed door set with a scene of two cherubs observing the passage of sand in a glass, the ten inch dial applied with blue and white enamel Roman numerals around a signed solid centre, the signed rectangular movement with verge escapement and numbered outside countwheel strike on the bell 1.43m (4ft 8ins) high.

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