French Clock , Sphinx- Egyptian Design Paris France, Dated- 1900

French Clock , Sphinx- Egyptian Design Paris France, Dated- 1900

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French Clock, Sphinx-Egyptian Design, Paris France Dated-1900 Hieroglyphics etched in gold and silver adorn the Pyramid type columns. The columns are light green and gold marble. The Sphinx languishes atop the black marble case. A pair of winged lions with a mouth like a birds beak sits one on each side of the clock. The gilded winged creature on the lower bottom base reminds us of the pictures in the Pharoah’s Chambers in the Great Egyptian Pyramids. Etched in gold, it is of majestic size. What a unique Egyptian timepiece! Markings: “Medaille D’Or”, Paris 1900 on the movement. Dimensions: 17” height, 20” width, 7-1/2“ depth. Sphinx ornamentation on top of case: 5” height, 9” length. Sitting winged Lions: 5 “ height, 5 1/2 “ length. Gold braid surrounds the 5” porcelain dial. The porcelain dial is pristine, no chips or cracks. This is an 8 day time and strike on a half brass bell. The rear door is solid brass with an intricate cut design, red velvet lined. This clock is beyond being rare. It appears to be one of a kind, possibly commissioned for one special person. It is 100% original. The total weight of this magnificent clock is 52 pounds. The clock has been serviced and keeps perfect time. Please note, some clocks will need adjustment after shipping. The original pendulum is included. Also comes with a brass key for winding. This clock will command your attention anytime you walk into the room. This is a very Rare and Unique clock and would make a wonderful addition to your home, or to anyone’s collection ….Item #983…..This clock is 100% guaranteed as stated….E-Mail us for the Price…. 
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