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Sold Price: [Subscribe to view] Sold Date: 7:00 AM PT - Dec 3rd, 2008

A FRENCH NEO-CLASSICAL GILT BRONZE AND SILVERED FIGURAL CLOCK mid 19th century, “Mercury with Torchere”, the silver plated figure of Mercury holding a gilt bronze lidded torchere with sculpted rams heads resting on a rockery peak containing a brass movement with enameled dial inscribed “Courvoisier & Comp.” on a carved marble column with gilt bronze cartouche.Spuriously inscribed “pure silver” with additional stamped marks. Height 32.5 inches. Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Condition report

The items sold are often of considerable age and will exhibit wear, usage and damage often NOT LISTED IN THE DESCRIPTION. The absence of condition remarks in the description DOES NOT mean the item is in perfect condition. Please note that Jackson’s is pleased to provide our opinion of the condition of items offered for sale upon request. This service is provided for guidance only, without legal obligation. All lots are sold AS IS and there will be NO RETURNS BASED ON CONDITION. Subsequently, if a prospective buyer has not examined the property to their satisfaction before the sale, or his/her agent has not inspected the property, JACKSON’S RECOMMENDS THAT THEY NOT BID ON THE PROPERTY. Again, prospective buyers are in ALL CASES responsible for determining the physical condition of lots as there are NO RETURNS based on condition.


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