Fri, 7th Jan 2022 14:00

The Fine Clock Sale

 
  Lot 17
 

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A FINE MID 19TH FRENCH ORMOLU AND 'SEVRES' PORCELAIN MOUNTED REVOLVING URN CLOCK

A FINE MID 19TH FRENCH ORMOLU AND 'SEVRES' PORCELAIN MOUNTED REVOLVING URN CLOCK the mask head, scrolled leaf and swag work Royal Blue porcelain urn surmount with double-revolving dials for hours and minutes indicating the time by an entwined serpent hand with arrowhead tongue, topped by a pineapple finial; the centre Adam style pedestal flanked by standing figures of children depicting music and art centred by an oval romantic landscape porcelain panel. The two-stage rounded rectangular base with leaf moulded borders enclosing exotic bird and flower spray panels centred by musical instruments; on a plinth base with bead-edged cast bun feet. The 8-day spring driven movement with outside countwheel strike on a bell - bears maker's stamp for Japy Freres and numbered 1636.

53.5cm high

Unsold or Result not available
Estimated at £5,000 - £8,000


 

A FINE MID 19TH FRENCH ORMOLU AND 'SEVRES' PORCELAIN MOUNTED REVOLVING URN CLOCK the mask head, scrolled leaf and swag work Royal Blue porcelain urn surmount with double-revolving dials for hours and minutes indicating the time by an entwined serpent hand with arrowhead tongue, topped by a pineapple finial; the centre Adam style pedestal flanked by standing figures of children depicting music and art centred by an oval romantic landscape porcelain panel. The two-stage rounded rectangular base with leaf moulded borders enclosing exotic bird and flower spray panels centred by musical instruments; on a plinth base with bead-edged cast bun feet. The 8-day spring driven movement with outside countwheel strike on a bell - bears maker's stamp for Japy Freres and numbered 1636.

53.5cm high

Auction: The Fine Clock Sale, Fri, 7th Jan 2022

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