Wilkinson's Auctioneers Fine Furniture, Paintings & Effects - Sunday 23rd April 2017
A Pretty 19th Century Louis XVI Style Mantel Clock housed in an ogee topped case clad in silk brocade
and edged with tooled leather bands. The clock having tortoiseshell veneers and gilt bronze mounts; the caddy top surmounted by a swing handle. The 3 inch (7.5 cm) round porcelain dial signed Festeau le Jne. a Paris, and encircled by a ring of paste jewels. The movement stamped Medaille d'Argent, Vincenti & Cie, striking a bell. 9 ins (23 cms) high, the outer case 11¼ ins (28.5 cms) in height.