A French early 19th century bronze and gilt automaton "Fountain" mantel clock Movement No.727

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Lot 239
A French early 19th century bronze and gilt automaton "Fountain" mantel clock
Movement No.727

Sold for £ 881 (US$ 1,175) inc. premium
A French early 19th century bronze and gilt automaton "Fountain" mantel clock
Movement No.727
the rectangular case surmounted by Cupid kneeling to a floral garland with a moulded cornice over 3/4 flaming columns flanking a bull rush wreath and a classical mask issuing a twisted glass spout into a trough set with drinking swans on a plinth base with block feet, the silvered Roman dial centred with concentric ring and blued steel moon hands to a circular movement with silk suspension, outside countwheel and strike on a bell 45.5cm
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