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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 1

Thu, Sep 29, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 91

French Empire Gilt Bronze Figural Clock

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

19th century, circular enameled metal dial with Roman numerals, marked "a Paris", surmounted with figure of Athena with aegis seated on cannon, over gilt bronze panel in relief depicting armored figure surrounded by putti, leaf and beaded borders, bird form claw feet, 17-3/4 x 11-1/2 x 4 in.

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


discoloration, spotting, verdigris, mild scratching, lacking key and back door to clock works, shield and proper right arm loose, cannon shaft loose, some losses to gilt finish, clock takes a wind and runs, unsure as to accuracy and duration of time keeping, lacking spear, probably regilt