Lot 136: A French Charles X gilt-bronze figural clock Ephemera Lot @ Auction!

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by John Moran Auctioneers
October 13, 2019, 10:00 AM PST
Monrovia, CA, US
Estimate: $3,000 – $5,000
Description:
A French Charles X gilt-bronze figural clock

19th century

Apparently unsigned

Surmounted by instruments of science and astronomy with a standing Urania to one side of the gilt bronze clock with inset porcelain Roman numeral hour markers raised on a rectangular base with applied bronze ephemera of knowledge raised overall on bun feet, with key and later-added acrylic cover

16.25″ H x 12.5″ W x 5.125″ D
Condition Report:
Overall good condition with oxidation, light scuffs, and scratches commensurate with age. The figure with four fingers broken off, not retained. Working condition unknown. Moran’s does not guarantee the working condition of clocks and watches.

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