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A FINE AND RARE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ORMOLU CLOCK DEPICTING EVE AND THE SERPENT
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A FINE AND RARE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ORMOLU CLOCK DEPICTING EVE AND THE SERPENT

the Empire style gilt bronze figural mantel clock depicting Eve seated on a rock holding an apple, flanked by the serpent raised on a stepped plinth with applied rose garland, relief cast mounts, on lotus leaf feet, the dial with Roman numerals and gilt bezel, with gilt engine turned centre, the twin barrel movement with anchor escapement and silk suspension, striking the hours and half hour on a bell, with outside countwheel, with pendulum,

50cm high

The movement is winding, ticking and striking when the hands are turned, but not fully tested for any length of time and not guaranteed.

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A FINE AND RARE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ORMOLU CLOCK DEPICTING EVE AND THE SERPENT

Estimate £1,200 - £1,800
Oct 20, 2022
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Starting Price £1,100
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0141: A FINE AND RARE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ORMOLU CLOCK DEPICTING EVE AND THE SERPENT
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Est. £1,200 - £1,800Starting Price £1,100
Classics: European & Islamic Art & Carpets
Oct 20, 2022 9:00 AM EDT
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A FINE AND RARE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ORMOLU CLOCK DEPICTING EVE AND THE SERPENT

the Empire style gilt bronze figural mantel clock depicting Eve seated on a rock holding an apple, flanked by the serpent raised on a stepped plinth with applied rose garland, relief cast mounts, on lotus leaf feet, the dial with Roman numerals and gilt bezel, with gilt engine turned centre, the twin barrel movement with anchor escapement and silk suspension, striking the hours and half hour on a bell, with outside countwheel, with pendulum,

50cm high

The movement is winding, ticking and striking when the hands are turned, but not fully tested for any length of time and not guaranteed.

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