Antique Bronze & Marble Dedication Mantle Clock

$1,100.00
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This antique clock in marble and bronze by Rollin of Paris dates from 1855. Measures 10 x 5 1/4 x 14 inches and weighs 18 lbs. Original ebonized wooden stand measures 15 x 7 1/4 x 3 inches and weighs 2.5 lbs. Inscription reads: " PRESENTED TO William Paterson Esq AT THE FIRM OF FRANCIS RICHARSON & Co. BY A FEW FRIENDS TO TESTIFY THEIR APPROVAL OF HIS SPIRITED CONDUCT IN SUCCESSFULLY RESISTING THE INCROACHMENTS OF RAILWAY COMPANIES ON THE RIGHTS OF THE PUBLIC and obtaining a decision in the Court of Session OF GREAT IMPORTANCE TO THE MERCANTILE COMMUNITY 1855 ". Working condition is unknown. Escapement carries the impressed mark " ROLLIN PARIS ". A lovely praying child on tasseled pillow in cast bronze decorates the top. This clock has a bell which chimes the hours and half-hours. (Working condition not known.) The face is white enamel with black roman numerals and with blued counterpoised moon hands. Additional images forwarded upon request. Other Keywords: jjj railroad history dedication mantel clock

Item Details

Reference #:
jjj_328
Quantity
1
Category
Furniture & Furnishings
Department
Antiques
Year
1855
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
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Weight
Unknown
Condition
Very Good
Material