French porcelain figurative clock, mid 19th centu



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French porcelain figurative clock

mid 19th century

The rococo revival base with reserves painted with floral swags and bouquets and ‘jeweled’ enamel decoration against a blue gilt enhanced ground, surmounted by a figure of a Turk on horseback, the base marked ‘Medailles d’or 1844 / F.R. Brevete / Fournisseur du Roi’.
H: 19 in.

Condition report

Condition: – Freeman’s does not guarantee clocks to be in working order
- The Turk’s head and right foot have been broken and show visible repair
- One of the horse’s forelegs has been off and crudely repaired.
- Clock face is cracked and yellowed
- Crack to reverse of base
- Old marks and scratches consistent with age & use

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