Lot 292 (Fine Art Sale, 4th July 2019)

Late 19th century French gilt brass and steel novelty 'quarterdeck' mantel clock

A late 19th century French gilt brass and steel novelty 'quarterdeck' mantel clock Guilmet, Paris, the eight-day gong striking movement with anchor escapement, circular gilt Roman numeral dial with steel spade hands, the case made as the stern of a ship with upper poop deck applied with binnacle compass before a figure cast as a sailor at the helm rocking from side-to-side with the motion of the pendulum, with lantern posts to sides over lower deck accessed via a ladder to the left and with another figure of a mariner gathering rope from a coil to the right, on moulded gilt base applied onto black marble plinth with gilt block feet, 29cm (11.5").

Sold for £5,300


 

A late 19th century French gilt brass and steel novelty 'quarterdeck' mantel clock Guilmet, Paris, the eight-day gong striking movement with anchor escapement, circular gilt Roman numeral dial with steel spade hands, the case made as the stern of a ship with upper poop deck applied with binnacle compass before a figure cast as a sailor at the helm rocking from side-to-side with the motion of the pendulum, with lantern posts to sides over lower deck accessed via a ladder to the left and with another figure of a mariner gathering rope from a coil to the right, on moulded gilt base applied onto black marble plinth with gilt block feet, 29cm (11.5").

Auction: Fine Art Sale, 4th July 2019

3rd July - 6pm - lots 1-95

4th July - 11am - lots 96-481

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