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French marble Portico clock - Details:

French marble Portico clock circa 1840 French marble Portico clock with extensive ormolu fretwork mounted on two finely decorated marble columns topped with three ornate ormolu finials shaped as bouquets of flowers.

The porcelain dial with Arabic outer minutes ring, larger hour ring, and inner calendar ring signed by the retailer 'Laude 'a Mona' with ornate ormolu hour and minute hands and blued steel calendar hand.

The high quality movement runs well, strikes hour and 1/2 hour on a bell with calendar. There are no maker's marks or serial numbers on the movement.

It has recently been cleaned and is a good time keeper. There is a small crack in the marble and that is the only visible damage on the clock.

Circa 1840.

Dimensions: 21" h and 12" w.

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