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    A THREE PIECE FRENCH GILT BRONZE, CLOISONNÉ AND CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL CLOCK GARNITURE
    Maker unknown, France, circa 1875
    Marks to mechanism: 836
    19-1/8 inched high x 10-1/2 inches diameter (48.6 x 26.7 cm) (clock)

    The temple-form garniture with champlevé enamel to columns and pendulum, cloisonné enamel to clock face, steps and dome, raised on four feet, the clock and two temple-form tempietti pendants with steps leading to platform supporting Corinthian columns which in turn carry a dome rising from a frieze, columns of clock are numbered with a series of dots, tempietti with sphinx sitting upon columnar pedestal.


    Condition Report*:

    Bronze with aging to patina, minor loss of enamel, face with rubbing to arabic numeral, and other wise is very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    6th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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