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114: French Figural Silk Thread Mantle Clock

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Description

French Figural Silk Thread Mantle Clock. Dore bronze figure of a Spanish explorer, he is well dressed with feathered hat, cape, gold pendant, embroidered clothing and sword at his hip, he holds a bird in his left hand and his left knee is perched on a hillside, which has a deep brown patina; on a fancy dore gold base with French rococo designs. Set in the hillside is a gold bezel containing the damascened 3 in. silvered dial with black Roman numerals, open moon hands, signed Le Roy a Paris; has a quality French silk thread movement, strikes on a single bell. In overall good condition, missing bird and missing pendulum. 17.5 in. high x 12 in. wide x 4.5 in. deep

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Estimate $1,200 – $1,500
Starting Bid $600
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9:00 AM - Jun 02, 2012
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