Babbitt metal mantle clock ornated with an allegory of Reading. Late 19th Century

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Patinated babbitt metal mantle clock, black marble dial-plate with Roman numerals surmounted by an allegory of Reading holding a book of syllables. Black marble and patinated babbitt metal plinth decorated with cupids, griffins, ram heads, doves, flamed torches and pierecd floral running scrolls, resting upon four claw feet. Key.

Late 19th Century

Missing an element from the sculpted group

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 50 cm
  • Width in cm : 35 cm
  • Depth in cm : 15 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014100308
  • Note  : Please note that timekeeping accuracy has not been verified and Expertissim can not be held liable for any repair costs.