A Red tortoishell and ormolu bracket clock Frizon, Paris 2

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Lot 18Y
A Red tortoishell and ormolu bracket clock
Frizon, Paris 2

Sold for £ 3,187 (US$ 4,092) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

19 Jun 2019, 14:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A Red tortoishell and ormolu bracket clock
Frizon, Paris
The caddy top surmounted by eight urn finials of two different sizes over rectangular shaped glazed side panels on elevated toupie feet with acanthus scroll mounts, with scrolling foliage on a red tortoiseshell background with a gilt plaque of two reclining prisoners of war, the dial measuring 8.5 inches with applied Roman numerals and outer minute marker with blued steel hands, the signed backplate with square plates with 6 knopped pillars, with outside countwheel strike, the bell mounted on top of the case underneath the caddy top. 85cms (33ins)high (2)

Footnotes

  • A similar style of case can be found in Tardy, Part I, p. 99.
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