A French early 19th century gilt bronze figural "Library" mantel clock Movement stamped BP&F 3008

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Lot 238
A French early 19th century gilt bronze figural "Library" mantel clock
Movement stamped BP&F 3008

Sold for £ 1,527 (US$ 2,063) inc. premium
A French early 19th century gilt bronze figural "Library" mantel clock
Movement stamped BP&F 3008
the case in the form of an open bookcase with three shelves of bound volumes surmounted by the form of a classically dressed seated child reading a book and raised on a plinth base to cast Roman gilt dial with engine decorated centre with blued steel moon hands to a circular brass movement with outside count wheel, silk suspension and strike on a bell 41cm
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