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    Female sphinxes clock


    A mantel clock in the form of two addorsed – back to back – gilded reclining female sphinxes supporting a drum clock case which is crowned by a pair of satyrs – Pan with his pipes and a Nymph with a bunch of grapes.

    All mounted on a marble base decorated with gilded arabesques centred on a bacchic head and supported on gadrooned toupie feet.

    Movement autonomy of eight days chiming hours and halves on a bell, silk suspension.
    White enamel dial signed “Sotian in Paris”

     Sotiau was a well known clockmaker in Paris: he became a maître in 1782 and was established in the rue St. Honoré by the following year until his death in 1791.  

    Dimension : H 16,5 inch X W 18 inch

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    Obélisk


    Marble, gilt and chiseled bronze clock
    Louis XVI period.

    Represents an obelisk, monuments erected reduction in public place to commemorate some glorious victories or events.

    Movement autonomy of eight days chiming hours and halves on a bell, silk suspension.
    White enamel dial signed “Schmit in Paris” and spring “Monginot 1789”

    Dimension : H 23 inch X W 9,5 inch

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    Oscillating clock


    Clock in ormolu

    Knife suspended pendulum with a skeleton bob, blue ring dial, signed Huguenin à Paris, containing the movement.

    Marble base on four little bronze feet.

    Empire period

    Dimensions : H 27 inch x W 6 inch 

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    Oscillating Clock


    Portico and oscillating Clock in black marble, gilt and chiseled bronze.
    Empire period.

    Movement autonomy of eight days. 
    White enamel ring dial for hours and a second dial for seconds.

    Dimension : H 16 inch X W 9,5 inch