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French figural mantle clock on a marble plinth,

French figural mantle clock on a marble plinth, a gilt metal figure of a man seated beside a column holding a book on a stepped black marble plinth with Basque jaspe marble inserts and gilt line incised decorations surrounding the gilt bezel, the porcelain dial with Roman numerals and visible brocot escapement to the dial. […]

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French Gilt Metal Figural Mantel Clock

French Gilt Metal Figural Mantel Clockmid-19th century, signed “Rouberdit / Bar a/Seine” on porcelain dial; brass time and strike movement numbered “4339,” the dial casing supports a small windmill, to its left stands a peasant girl holding a grass whip, the whole mounted to a carved white alabaster base which rests upon a gilt wood […]

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German neoclassical shelf clock

gilt bronze, engine-turned drum case, enameled dial, inscribed “TRAVIEZ BERLIN”, bust of Diana with floral swags supported by two [putti] with dogs, marble plinth base, German, second half 19th century, 19-1/2 x 13-1/2 x 5 in. Oxidation of gilt on face and plinth beading, edge of beading and one dog loose, tiny cracks in enamel, […]

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