Description

    French Fine Empire Ormolu "Urania" Eight Day Hour & Half Hour Striking Mantle Clock, circa 1815
    Case: rectangular, gilt, top with a telescope on pedestal, compass and rule, trophy vase, 9 1/2 inch high statuette of Urania holding a celestial globe and staff, 11 x 4 1/4 inch base with raised cherubs, flower swags and urns, four case ball feet
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, black minute track, steel Breguet moon hands
    Movement: circular, gilt brass, 80 mm, going barrels for both trains, anchor escapement, brass pendulum, outside count wheel striking on bell


    Condition Report*:

    Type: French Fine Empire Ormolu "Urania" Eight Day Hour & Half Hour Striking Mantle Clock
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; steel Breguet moon hands
    Case Info: main center case is 4 x 6 1/4 inches
    Case Width: base is 11 x 4 1/4 inches, 15 1/4 inches high
    Watch Movement: circular, gilt brass, 80 mm, going barrels for both trains, anchor escapement, brass pendulum, outside count wheel striking on bell
    Circa: 1815
    Condition: dial is very good, case is good, movement is good, very fine tone to the bell, cleaning is recommended, side handles missing from the top vase finial


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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