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Lot 1399Tuesday 10 Jun, 2014 - 12.00am
A 19th Century French ormolu and porcelain mantel clock by Japys Freres, No. 6503, the 3.5ins diameter porcelain dial decorated in turquoise and gilt and with Roman numerals, the dial centre decorated with butterflies and trophies to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in ormolu case with bold urn surmount and bearded masks to sides, inset with four further porcelain panels decorated with young lovers and floral sprays, bold acanthus leaf swags and mounts, on turned feet, 14.5ins high (dial with some restoration and gilt jewelling rubbed in places)