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French Louis XVI marble ormolu portico striking 1780

A French Louis XVI portico mantel clock with obelisk, circa 1780


15-cm enamel dial with Arabic numerals and finely engraved ormolu fleur-de-lis hands, 8-day spring-driven movement with anchor escapement and half hour countwheel striking on a bell, silk suspended pendulum with sunburst bob, fitted in an ormolu drum case surmounted by a fine marble ‘diaspro di Sicilia’ obelisk and supported by two white marble columns surmounted by ormolu scrolls adourned with eagles all connected with ornamental chains, the whole placed on a stepped marble base raised on ormolu engraved toupee feet


(Height) 58 cm (Width) 32.5 cm (Depth) 13 cm
(Height) 22.8 in (Width) 12.8 in (Depth) 5.1 in


€ 9.750

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