15th Jun, 2022 10:00

The Summer Auction

Lot 224

A fine French onyx and champleve enamel longcase clock

A fine French onyx and champleve enamel longcase clock, late 19th century, of typical form, the rectangular top with champlevé-decorated drop-finials, over a square clockcase with ormolu corner beading, and a pair of champlevé-mounted columns flanking a sunburst pendulum, on a rectangular plinth base, the enamel dial with Arabic numerals to an enamelled chapter ring around a champleve star motif, the eight-day movement striking on a coil gong, 37cm wide x 31cm deep x 127cm high.


Footnote: An identical clock was sold at Chrsitie's New York rooms, 21 October 2008, lot 321 and another example at A.B.Levy's Palm Beach Florida rooms, 5 May 2013, lot 278.

Sold for £5,000

Condition Report
Good overall with only minor/negligible signs of age and use.  Movement winds, runs and strikes.

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