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Lot n° 41

Monumental clock, called "mysterious", formed...

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Monumental clock, called "mysterious", formed of a standing woman, draped in the antique style, in brown-green patina, holding a bottle of perfume and the oscillating pendulum. Base in the shape of a fluted column, truncated, in black marble veneer, partially engraved with golden scrolls and inlaid with malachite in geometric reserves. Brass dial with Roman numerals and skeleton movement in the center. Mechanical movement with key winding, striking the hours and half hours, numbered 60906 and stamped with a medallion with the inscription "Medal of bronze" under an eagle. H. : 98,5 cm - Width : 37 cm - Depth : 28.5 cm. Threaded rod for fixing the sculpture, later. Wear to the gilding and patinas; chips and splinters to the marble; copper ring plate on the base, to be refixed; pendulum wire, broken, to be replaced; wear and small lack of polychromy to the pendulum.