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Lot 982: Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum,

Lots 521-1023: Antiques, Jewelry, Watches & Clocks

by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

23 October 2016

Manchester, NH, USA

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  • Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum,
  • Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum,
  • Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum,
  • Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum,
  • Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum,
   
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Description: Guilmet, France, mystery clock, black slate case with molded base, foliate side ornaments with lyre form handles, on scroll feet with foliate ornament, surmounted by a patinated female figure, her left hand held aloft, and suspending the pendulum, impulsed through the nearly imperceptible movement of the base on which the she stands, Roman numeral glass dial, blued steel distaff hands, 8 day time and strike movement with crank and stirrup escapement, front plate nickel plated, and with well finished brass and steel work, the back plate with Guilmets mark and numbered 4283

Condition Report: case with minor chip, rear left, left side with candle wax residue, cast ornaments dirty, with minor tarnish and loss to gilding, figure with minor losses to patinated surface, otherwise very good, hands good, dial with chip a 9:00, pendulum hook and upper rod replaced, movement complete, ticks and strikes, bell nut replaced, crutch an its connection to statue base will need adjustment

Dimensions: 29.25in x 15.5in x 8in

Date: 1890

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