Antique English Regency Mantel or Library Clock

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A fine and unusual antique english regency library clock in patinated bronze and finest original ormolu.set upon a d- ended base with ormolu paw feet the clock is profusely mounted with ormolu panels. to the top of the clock is an ormolu eagle, baiting, while to each side of the clock a retriever dog in patinated bronze stands on his hind legs trying to reach the eagle and barking. the ormolu dial is surrounded by oak leaves and acorns while below the dial there are forget-me-not flowers. beneath this is a fine mount of a lion's head within vine foilage. the base has a large mount of more grapes and vine leaves while to the side of the base is a mask of bacchus with cornucopia.
8 day english fusee timepiece movement signed in full on the backplate of the movement " purvis north audley street, grosvenor square". circa 1820. 14.5 inches high by 13.5 inches wide by 5 inches deep ( 36 cms by 34 cms by 12.5 cms).

Price: £9,250 ( British Pounds )

Seller details

Gavin Douglas Fine Antiques

75 Portobello Road
London
W11 2QB
United Kingdom

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01825723441

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