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Lot 1571

FRENCH NAPOLEON III RED MARBLE SLATE MANTEL CLOCK

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

French Napoleon III period slate and rouge marble mantel clock, late 19th c., having rounded case with fluted accents, central white enamel dial with open escapement, inscribed for retailer R. Stewart, Glasgow, Roman numeral hour markers, time-and-strike movement marked Medaille d'Argent Vincenti 1855 and G.V., stepped case with marble inlay, rising on squared feet, accompanied by pendulum, approx 15.5"h, 25"w, 7"d, 71.0lbs **Provenance: From the estate of Leslie and Angelyn Smith, Austin, Texas** Start Price: $150.00

Condition

1.2.24-LOT – 1571-The case displays some typical minute small chips, particularly noted along the edges, and at feet, I further note some small abrasions, and wear, the beveled front window and the rear window are intact with no apparent chips or cracks, rear window does have some paint splatter, the bell and striker operate and the pendulum is present, clock is currently operational and was observed operating for five minutes 


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