Wilkinson's Auctioneers Fine Furniture, Paintings & Effects - Sunday 23rd April 2017
An Unusual & Fine Gilt Bronze Mantel Clock probably by Gobelin. The square mother-of-pearl veneered
face decorated with a 16th century lady in landscape depicted in various painted veneers enriched with engraved silver and gold inlay, and mounted with gilt bronze Roman numerals around the border counting the hours with pierced and engraved gilt pointers. The thin square slab case with fretted appliqués ornamenting the blackened border panels, raised on two short turned uprights leading down to a stepped rectangular base. 10½ ins (27 cms) high, 8½ ins (22 cms) wide.