French ormolu mantel clock

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Sold Price: [Subscribe to view] Sold Date: 1:30 AM PT - Jul 20th, 2005

A late 19th century French ormolu mantel clock, with white enamel dial inscribed Mottu Fres. Paris, porcelain front and side panels painted with cherubs and flowers, 10.5ins

Condition report

enamel dial has hairline cracks and chips to areas around the key holes,
hands tarnished,
glass missing,
base with later metal panel added,
movement stamped mottu fres? a Paris, No.2860, case stamped 146

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