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Lafayette Mantel Clock with Reverse Portrait on G

Lafayette Mantel Clock with Reverse Portrait on Glass, mahogany case with japanned half columns and scrolled crest, flanked by plinths in original finish, tablet with polychrome painted portrait of Lafayette with gilt scroll work surround, hand-painted polychrome wooden dial with floral center and spandrels, Roman numerals, 30-hour time and strike wooden works with original printed […]

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Marquis de Lafayette Empire Bronze Mantel Clock

The Marquis de Lafayette Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, c. 1807, bearing engraved inscription “A mon ami Marquis de Lafayette/ Louis Alexandre Berthier 1809”, the sleeping amor on a bed of grapes, over the basket-form case, striking bell movement, silk suspension, height 13 1/4 in., width 9 in., depth 5 in Images […]

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