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Lot 926

Tuesday 29 Nov, 2016 - 10.00am

A 19th Century French onyx and gilt brass mounted "World Time" mantel clock by Bourdin of Paris, No. 5837, the 4.75ins diameter white enamel dial with Roman numerals, inscribed "Medaille de 1st er Classe - Expositon Universalle 1855", within rectangular gilt slip engraved with leaf scroll ornament and flanked by two twin white enamel dials showing time in Madrid, London, Paris and New York, to the eight day two train movement striking on a bell, contained in cream onyx rectangular case with shaped and moulded flat top, with in-curved sides and conforming plinth base, 10.75ins high x 17.75ins wide
Provenance: Campbell & Archard Ltd. Incorporating Derek Roberts Antiques, 25 Shipbourne Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 3DN, Stock No. 24157

Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 Sold for £1,400

Plus buyers premium of 27% ยป