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A 19thC French white alabaster mantel clock

Estimate: $400


Lot Description

A 19thC French white alabaster mantel clock, the architectural case with restrained ormolu stars and female side masks. The Japy Freres & Co. movement striking on a bell. H.368mm. With pendulum and key. Note: Japy Freres was founded in 1806. Frédéric Japy (1749-1812) was a pioneer in the ‘art’ of industrialisation and manufacturing. The reverse with old NZ antique dealer’s label for Robin & Co. Wellington.