Gilt, Patinated Bronze, Figural Mantel Clock

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A Fine Napoleon III Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Malachite Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1870, dial marked “Lemerle Charpentier, Bronzier, Paris, 8 Rue Charlot”, movement marked “Marti, Paris”, the case surmounted by a bronze figure of Urania, Muse of astronomy, with globe and compass in hand, marked “J. Salmson” (Jean Jules Salmson, French 1823-1902), on ovoid, fluted case, mounted with egg and dart molding and acanthus leaves, on bracketed, scrolled feet, height 25 in., width 30 in., depth 11 in


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