Empire Ormolu 'George Washington' Mantel Clock Pr

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Sold Price: [Subscribe to view] Sold Date: 5:00 AM PT - May 22nd, 2004

Empire Ormolu ‘George Washington’ Mantel Clock
Probably Jean-Baptiste Dubuc, Paris, Circa 1805
Having a two train movement with silk-suspended pendulum and countwheel, striking on a bell; the drapery swag beneath the dial inscribed Washington/ First, in war, First, in Peace/ and/ First, in his Countrymen’s, heart. Some chipping to enamel dial; eagle lacking ormolu arrows; lacking door to back
Height: 14-3/4 in (37.5 cm); Width: 10-1/4 in (26 cm)

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