JAPY FRERES. A SILVER-PLATED BRASS STRIKING MANTLE CLOCK IN THE FORM OF A KNIGHTS HELMUT

Lot №: 64187
Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000
17 December 2013
Sold price
$13 750

Description

Japy Freres. A Silver-Plated Brass Striking Mantle Clock in the Form of a Knights HelmutSigned Japy Freres & Cie., Med D'Honneur, Movement No. 26'460, Retailed by Theodore B. Starr, New York, Late 19th CenturyGilt spring wound and striking movement with brass pendulum, striking the hours and half hours, on a hammer on a gong, gilt dial, enamel cartouches, Theodore B. Starr, New York enamel plaque, case in the form of a knights head decorated scroll and vine design, surmounted with a gilt winged griffin, all mounted to a hidden wooden base, movement signed and numbered, dial signed by retailer38cm x 25.5cm