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FS27: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A French Bronze and Ormolu Mantel Clock

Auction Lot FS27/651

A French bronze and ormolu mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with the backplate bearing the name of the retailer Maple and Co Ltd, Paris along with the trademark of the clockmaker Samuel Marti showing the award of the Medaille d'Argent in 1889, with the serial number 1967, the white enamel dial with black Arabic numerals, fast/slow regulation above XII o'clock and fretted and engraved brass hands, the urn shaped bronze case with gilt-brass ormolu mounts, feet, bezel and swan neck handles, height 38cm.

A French Bronze and Ormolu Mantel Clock (FS27/651) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 14th July 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A French bronze and ormolu mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours and half-hours on a bell with the backplate bearing the name of the retailer Maple and Co Ltd, Paris along with the trademark of the clockmaker Samuel Marti showing the award of the Medaille d'Argent in 1889, with the serial number 1967, the white enamel dial with black Arabic numerals, fast/slow regulation above XII o'clock and fretted and engraved brass hands, the urn shaped bronze case with gilt-brass ormolu mounts, feet, bezel and swan neck handles, height 38cm.

Notes

Maple & Co were well known maker's and retailers of furniture from the Victorian period and produced many fine pieces including clocks, often using the movements made by the well-known Parisian clockmakers Samuel Marti et Cie.

Price Realised

£920

Department

Works of Art & Clocks

Fine Art Category

Mantel Clocks

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

FS27: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 14th July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 12:30pm on Wednesday, 15th July 2015 as part of the Works of Art and Clocks section of the sale.

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