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2099/19: An impressive and fine quality early/mid-19th century French ormolu and white marble MANTEL CLOCK in perfect working order. The case features a beautiful ormolu (gilded bronze) classical figure with further ormolu mounts to the "flaming urn" to one side and to the base. The eight-day movement, which strikes hours and half-hours on a bell, features silk suspension and outside count-wheel. Perfect working order and guaranteed for at least two years. Dimensions: 15.5ins high; 12ins wide; 7.5ins deep. (39x30.5x19cms) c.1830

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2056/19: A very high quality and attractive French ormolu MANTEL CLOCK. The case is typically French with its rococo styled finial; latticework sides and scrolled feet and is of the very finest ormolu (gilded bronze) which retains its fine original gilding. The eight-day timepiece movement is in perfect working order, whilst the gilded dial is also in mint order and the blued steel ‘Breguet’ hands are totally original. 12ins high;7ins wide; 4ins deep. (30.5x17.75x10cms) The weight for its size, and the fine quality of this clock is amazing! c.1865

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1969/19: An impressive and fine quality mid-19th century French Second Empire period MANTEL CLOCK in perfect working order. The "portico" style case is of satin birch embellished with ormolu mounts and ormolu capitals to the four columns. The eight-day movement strikes hours and half-hours on a bell via the outside countwheel, whilst the original bi-metallic "grid-iron" pendulum is of finely cast ormolu, as is the good gilded dial and dial surround. Signed Ghresbright of Brussels. 19.25ins high; 5.25ins deep. c.1860

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