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Chinese Export Rosewood Bracket Clock

Roll over for video transcript This Chinese export mother-of-pearl inlaid double fusee bracket clock with charming automaton figure will be sold at an estimate of $7,000-9,000.  Five pinecone finials top a hardwood body, generously inlaid with mother-of-pearl vines.  The clock face is housed behind a windowed door, under a delightful hand painted scene of various birds in a natural environment.  A small figurine of an Asian scholar, who comes to life when the clock strikes 12:00, cleverly parts this scene.  The clock is also accompanied by a revolving stand as well as an original key.  The Chinese export clock will be sold on Saturday, April the 11th. Don't miss out on this chance to buy Chinese export rosewood bracket clock at auction!

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Chinese Export Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Rosewood Automaton Bracket Clock on a Matching Revolving Stand
the edifice form housing a double fusee movement and a verge escapement with an automaton figure and waterfall over the enameled clock face with Roman numerals, striking bells
{Dimensions of clock 29 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches; dimensions of stand 2 1/2 x 17 1/4 x 9 inches}
Estimate: $7,000/9,000


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