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Lot 0252
23\"h. x 11.5\"w. x 9.25\"d. French bronze and gilt bronze Spherical Weight or \"Falling Ball\" mantle clock, with barometer and thermometer. Top features a bronze standing lion figure atop a cover that lifts for the deposit of balls, over a decorative frieze and glass-sided rectangular case with bottom drawer for ball storage, atop four toupie feet. Dial with enameled floral decoration and colorless jewels above a wheeled barometer, also adorned with colorless jewels; a thermometer to the left and a rotating wheel mechanism that uses the gravity of falling balls to power the clock movement in the back.

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$3,000.00

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Large French Gilt Bronze Mechanical Falling Ball Clock

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Estimate $6,000 - $8,000
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