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19TH C. FRENCH GILT BRONZE ANNULAR CLOCK WITH SPHINX

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19TH C. FRENCH GILT BRONZE ANNULAR CLOCK WITH SPHINX

Lot 0685 Details

Description
The exquisite gilt clock surmounted by removable acanthus leaf lid with flame finial, to horizontally revolving two train clock mechanism with porcelain plaques signifying hour and minute designations, mechanism of bimetallic compensated balance wheel with platform level escapement and breguet balance-spring, held aloft by urn style frame with four stylized hooved legs, floral swag surrounding central urn frame flanked by female winged sphinx, beaded rope between, coiled serpent with arrow tongue extending upwards in the middle of urn frame and denotes time, raised on curved octagonal-variant plinth, floral and ribbon relief to interspersed frieze panels, terminating on elongated toupie feet.

Marks: serial number 2510 to clock mechanism

Dimension: 24-1/2"H x 14"W

The Sale Will Benefit IFGF Church of Atlanta
Condition
Wear to gilt, crack and missing portion to porcelain between 7 & 8 hour plaques, chip to 12 hour plaque, chip to 1 hour plaque, chip to 8, 20, and 22 minute plaques, otherwise good condition. EDEN does not guarantee the completeness or working order of clock mechanisms.
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19TH C. FRENCH GILT BRONZE ANNULAR CLOCK WITH SPHINX

Estimate $3,500 - $5,000
Aug 07, 2016
Starting Price $1,000
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0685: 19TH C. FRENCH GILT BRONZE ANNULAR CLOCK WITH SPHINX

Sold for $19,000
13 Bids
Est. $3,500 - $5,000Starting Price $1,000
DAY-2 2016 SUMMER ESTATE ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
Sun, Aug 07, 2016 10:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 24%

Lot 0685 Details

Description
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The exquisite gilt clock surmounted by removable acanthus leaf lid with flame finial, to horizontally revolving two train clock mechanism with porcelain plaques signifying hour and minute designations, mechanism of bimetallic compensated balance wheel with platform level escapement and breguet balance-spring, held aloft by urn style frame with four stylized hooved legs, floral swag surrounding central urn frame flanked by female winged sphinx, beaded rope between, coiled serpent with arrow tongue extending upwards in the middle of urn frame and denotes time, raised on curved octagonal-variant plinth, floral and ribbon relief to interspersed frieze panels, terminating on elongated toupie feet.

Marks: serial number 2510 to clock mechanism

Dimension: 24-1/2"H x 14"W

The Sale Will Benefit IFGF Church of Atlanta
Condition
...
Wear to gilt, crack and missing portion to porcelain between 7 & 8 hour plaques, chip to 12 hour plaque, chip to 1 hour plaque, chip to 8, 20, and 22 minute plaques, otherwise good condition. EDEN does not guarantee the completeness or working order of clock mechanisms.

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EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries
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1485 Canton Road
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Marietta, GA 30066
USA
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