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Lot 1391

FRENCH NAPOLEON III-STYLE PORTICO SHELF CLOCK

Estimate: $100 - $200
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FRENCH NAPOLEON III-STYLE PORTICO SHELF CLOCK, ebonized wood with gilt bronze mounting, the pediment supported on four columns with ormolu capitals and bases, fitted with a brass time-and-strike movement, ormolu dial with Roman numerals engraved into its surface, original pendulum ornamented with a classical bearded man and swans. Lacking key and bell. French. Fourth quarter 19th century. 19 1/2" HOA, 10 1/4" WOA, 6" DOA.

Condition

Good condition overall with minor assorted finish wear to wooden elements, some minimal discoloration to bronze; bend to arm which held bell. Untested and in unknown working condition (see Catalogue Guarantee).

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Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum, Richmond, VA to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.