French Bronze Animated Fountain Clock

French Bronze Animated Fountain Clock – LOT 142 Estimate: $2500 – $3500

Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 – French Bronze Animated Fountain Clock

French Bronze Animated Fountain Clock. The dial has a relief decorated dore bronze chapter ring with rose and filigree design and painted black Roman hour numerals on round panels, silvered damascened center and open moon hands. The 2 tone dore & patinated bronze clock case has a figural cherub on top, leaning against an urn, the urn has a spiral glass rod which spins, running on a separate movement contained in the case; the figure holds a gold paddle and beside the figure, tucked among the reeds is a lyre, painted pallet and a bundle with initials “Ai. Co.” Decorated around the dial with hanging cornucopias under fruit baskets with figural dolphin faces spitting out 3 more spiral glass rods into the gothic arch pierced decorated well below; the lower spinning rods run on a separate movement contained in the bottom of the case. Has a typical round brass spring driven silk thread movement with half hour count-wheel strike mechanism on a bell. 22.5 in. high x 10 in. wide x 7.5 in. deep.

Estimate: $2500 – $3500

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AUCTION INFORMATION:
November 23rd, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s)   Saturday, November 23rd
Preview:  Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction:  Saturday, November 23rd at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, November 23rd at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
Contact:  413-448-8922
Email:    info@fontainesauction.com

We are currently accepting French Bronze Animated Fountain Clock consignments for our upcoming auctions.

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