Antique French Charles X Automaton Mantel Clock

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Fine & rare french charles x mercury gilt automaton clock of "the bubble blower" after thomire. a play on the fickleness of time.superb casting & original ormolu. 8 day bell striking movement with silk suspension, the bubble to the front of the clock moves in time with the pendulum. moving bubble. circa 1825. ht.14 ins.

Price: £2,750 ( British Pounds )

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Gavin Douglas Fine Antiques

75 Portobello Road
London
W11 2QB
United Kingdom

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01825723441

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