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Lot 31
A French gilt-metal and marble-mounted mantel clock, circa 1900

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R 12 000 - 15 000
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A French gilt-metal and marble-mounted mantel clock, circa 1900


the circular white enamel dial with Roman hour and Arabic minute numerals, signed HRV Marc a Paris, the backplate inscribed Made in Paris and numbered, bell striking movement, surmounted by a winged cherub drinking from a shell dish encouraged by a putto, raised on an oval plinth base with fretwork panel centred by a plaque inscribed Presented to Lieutenant Colonel Criswick by the officers of the Sheffield Artillery Volunteers on the occasion of his marriage 18 September 1866, the conforming marble base with bun feet, 49cm high

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