A late 19th century French gilt metal 'jewelled' porcelain mounted clock garniture The movement stamped Japy Freres and B.R.8388 9

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Lot 247
A late 19th century French gilt metal 'jewelled' porcelain mounted clock garniture
The movement stamped Japy Freres and B.R.8388 9

Sold for £ 2,091 (US$ 2,900) inc. premium
A late 19th century French gilt metal 'jewelled' porcelain mounted clock garniture
The movement stamped Japy Freres and B.R.8388
The shaped clock case surmounted by a twin handled urn over elaborate cast finials, columns and scrolls on a shaped base, the 3.25 inch enamel Roman dial with gilt numeral reserves and jewelled decoration, the circular movement with rack strike on a bell, 36cms. (14ins.) high, on a shaped giltwood base and a further ebonised base, together with a matching pair of vases and covers on similar stands, together with 3 glass domes for clock and side vases. Height on stands 43cms. (17ins.) (9)

Footnotes

  • The ebonised base is applied with a brass plaque with the following engraved inscription
    "PRESENTED TO Mrs Edward Cullam Smith/ IN RECOGNITION OF THE TIME & SERVICES RENDERED BY HER HUSBAND/ IN FORWARDING & SUCCESSFULLY ARRANGING/ THE SPANISH LEGACY on behalf of the/ CRUCHLEY & ROBERTS FAMILIES Novr. 24. 1876"
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