A mid to late 19th century French inlaid tortoiseshell wall bracket clock Balthazar Paris

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Lot 333
A mid to late 19th century French inlaid tortoiseshell wall bracket clock
Balthazar Paris

Sold for £ 5,040 (US$ 6,164) inc. premium
A mid to late 19th century French inlaid tortoiseshell wall bracket clock
Balthazar Paris
The ormolu mounted waisted case surmounted by Cupid over female masks to the sides, opening glazed door featuring the goddess Hebe with an eagle to the lower centre and ornate caryatid feet terminating with a C-scroll and acanthus footing, the nine inch dial with inset enamel Roman numeral plaques, outer Arabic five-minute markers and signed enamel centre with blued-steel fleur-de-lys hands to the square plated twin barrelled movement with Brocot escapement and external countwheel striking on a bell, the clock comes with its original matching bracket 74cm (29in) high, the bracket a further 32cm (12.5in).
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