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    A FRENCH LOUIS XVI-STYLE MARBLE, GILT AND PATINATED METAL DRUM CLOCK
    Maker unknown, Paris, France, 1850-1880
    Unmarked
    21 inches high (53.3 cm)

    The amphora-form drum clock with rotating white enamel dials to the top bordered with paste jewel bands, surmounted by a gilt metal figural cupid, garland swag gilt mounts and serpent to the bottom supported by a red marble fluted base with gilt acanthus leaf decoration and gilt metal square base.


    Condition Report*: With a crack to the top of the marble base, loss of rhinestones to the border, minor loss to gilding and patination commensurate with age.  Heritage does not guarantee the working order of movement.
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    14th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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