A good and rare early 19th century slate and ormolu mantel timepiece Vulliamy, No 461 18cms

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Lot 93
A good and rare early 19th century slate and ormolu mantel timepiece Vulliamy, No 461 18cms

Sold for £ 9,560 (US$ 11,694) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

17 Jun 2003, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A good and rare early 19th century slate and ormolu mantel timepiece
the drum case mounted on a stepped plinth flanked by a pair of naturalistic lions (their paws now empty) facing outwards, on a plinth with applied ormolu mount of entwined foliate scrolls centred by an acanthus group, the 2.75 inch gilt dial with well pierced heart shaped hands, raised and burnished roman numerals on a matted chapter enclosing an engine turned centre, the signed and numbered circular movement with single chain fusee and rise and fall regulation to a half deadbeat escapement and numbered bob (urn finial, and snake bezel now lacking)
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