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    A KPM PORCELAIN AND GILT METAL TEMPLE-FORM CLOCK
    Königliche Porzellan-Manufactur (KPM), Berlin, Germany, circa 1890
    Marks to porcelain: (underglaze blue scepter), D
    Marks to mechanism: R.B. BREVETE, S.G.D.G., (bee)
    14-1/8 inches high (35.9 cm)

    The porcelain mantel clock with allegorical panels depicting the four seasons to sides, the porcelain cupola to the top decorated with allegorical depictions of the three muses, gilt finial to each corner and to top, supported by four cobalt columns with gilt metal mounts on four gilt feet.


    Condition Report*: Repair to front panel from top going down approx. 2 inches; a repair to the top of one corner of approximately 4 inches, loss to gilding commensurate with age.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    14th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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