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Description

Lot 1403

Tuesday 10 Jun, 2014 - 12.00am

An imposing early 19th Century French bronze and Sienna marble three piece clock garniture retailed by Lepine, Place des Victoires, the 3.75ins diameter white enamelled dial with Roman numerals to the eight day two train movement with silk suspension striking on a bell, contained in bronze and Sienna marble case, the bronze modelled in the form of "Diana" resting on a rocky outcrop with a dog at her side, the rectangular base with bold ormolu leaf pattern mounts and on scroll toes, 24.25ins high, and pair of bronze busts depicting "Nicholas Poussin" and "Raphael" on conforming Sienna marble bases with leaf mounts, 14ins high Note : Clock movement bears stamp "Pons Medaille D'Or 1827"

Estimate £3,000 - 4,000

Plus buyers premium of 24% ยป