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French Empire ormolu mantel clock butterfly 1800

A French Empire ormolu mantel clock with butterfly, circa 1800


8-day spring-driven movement with half hour striking on a bell, finely cast and chiseled ormolu borne case.

10-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed à Paris, finely pierced and engraved ormolu hands, spring-driven movement with anchor escapement and silk suspended pendulum of 8-day duration, half hour countwheel striking on bell, finey cast and chiseled ormolu case with stepped top surmounted by a fire with roses and a butterfly, leaves and a drape to the front, the sides with pierced classical relief incorporating griffins, rectangular base with foliate pierced relief raised on toupee feet.


(Height) 34.50cm (Width) 23.50 cm (Depth) 11.50 cm
(Height) 13.6 in (Width) 9.3 in (Depth) 4.5 in


€ 10.250

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