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Lot 452: ART DECO WHITE ONYX AND MALACHITE MANTLE CLOCK, CIRCA 1930 19.5cm wide, 21cm high
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
WHITE ONYX AND MALACHITE MANTLE CLOCK, CIRCA 1930
with brass mounts, the square dial within stepped case with four turned supports on a corresponding stepped plinth
19.5cm wide, 21cm high
Several chapters have been re-stuck and the '1' of the 12 is loose
Minor nicks and nibbles to the edges of the onyx case, and a small bruise to the rear edge
Tiny chip to foot rim of one of the malachite columns
Light tarnish to metal base
Minor marks here and there but essentially good
Movement stamped 'Made in England'
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