French Bronze and Ormolu Mantel Clock, probably Pa

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Sold Price: [Subscribe to view] Sold Date: 7:00 AM PT - Jul 16th, 2011

French Bronze and Ormolu Mantel Clock, probably Paris, c. 1830, the patinated case with standing allegorical robed figure holding a tablet with named works by Virgil, 4-in. dial with enameled chapter ring with Roman numerals, engine-turned center and ormolu spandrels, the base with twin floral garlands and musical themes on a scrolled foot base, eight-day time and strike movement with silk thread suspension, countwheel strike, pendulum and unusual weighted automatic beat-setting attachment keeping the pallets centered by gravity on the pallet arbor, ht. 18 1/2 in.

Condition report

Condition: No significant repairs or replacements.

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