Lot 176

A FRENCH ORMOLU SMALL HANGING TIMEPIECE

Early 20th Century

Estimate: £80 - £120
Hammer price: £220
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

The glazed door with a paste set bezel, painted white enamel dial, in the Louis XVI style, with a winding key, 10.7cm wide, fitted with a suspension loop

Condition report:

The movement does not run when wound and requires professional attention, dial has some cracks just above 10 o'clock otherwise ok, case with some wear to gilding, overall rather dirty and would benefit from professional restoration.

Provenance: Hylda and Lewis Gilbert, Sheldrake Place, London. 

Lewis Gilbert (d.2018), the celebrated film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his 007 James Bond movies and Alfie.

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