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Antique French Directoire Goute D'Egypt ( Egyptian style) ormolu mantel clock. - Gavin Douglas Antiques

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John Ellicott | Bracket Antique Clock A fine mid 18th century ebony and gilt mounted three train quarter striking bracket clock of important size and proportions by this eminent maker who held the position "clockmaker to the King". The case with exceptionally fine gilt mounts and finials, the triple fusee movement striking the quarters on eight bells and repeating at will. The arched dial with rare rotating ball showing age and moon phases, fine spandrels and signature which is repeated to…

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A French Empire bronze & ormolu clock in the Egyptian style with 8 day silk-suspension striking movement by Hemon a Paris, also marked “Ledure Bronzier”, enclosed in bronze obelisk tower decorated with hieroglyphics & mounted with recessed bull’s head & stylised Egyptian figure with flowers, surmounted by winged sphinx. (See: French Bronze Clocks by Elke Niehuser page 7). Circa: 1820 Ref: 5325

Hickory dickory dock, de muis klom op de klok, de klok sloeg één en de muis verdween, hickery dickery dock

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