French Silk Thread Lyre Mantle Clock

April 27 2013 Clock Auction – Lot 40

French Empire Bronze Silk Thread Lyre Mantle Clock. 4.25 in. dore bronze dial with filigree border and center, black Roman hour numerals (repainted) and open moon hands. Bronze 2 tone lyre shaped case with finely relief decorated floral, filigree and grape vine design on the gilt front; pineapple finials on the sides, lioness head finials at the top and large maiden’s bust crest, mounted at the base is 2 kneeling winged angles on either side of a large vase. Has a typical round French brass silk thread time only movement signed Douillo. 20 in. high x 7.5 in. wide x 4 in. deep

Estimate:     1,200.00 – 1,500.00

Name     April 27, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s)     Saturday, April 27
Preview: Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction: Saturday, April 27th at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, April 27th at 4PM
Location     1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20
Pittsfield, MA

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