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A Fine Quality Early 19th Century Ormolu Clock.


£2,250 | $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR
Item Number: SA299352
Date of manufacture: 1800
Current Status: For sale
Seller: John Hubbard Antiques
This antique has been viewed 30 times in the past month with the most views from France.


A fine quality and very impressive early 19th century ormolu clock, the eight day French movement with outside count wheel,
signed F Allard.
The figure represents Torquato Tasso, a 16th century Italian poet, well known for his poem La Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered, 1580), in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the siege of Jerusalem. He suffered from mental illness and died a few days before he was due to be crowned as the king of poets by the Pope. Until the beginning of the 20th century, Tasso remained one of the most widely read poets in Europe.
Size: 24.1/2" long x 16" high x 6.1/4" deep
If you have any questions about this piece, just call. We promise that there will be no obligation and no pressure, just a genuine desire to answer your query honestly and accurately. E-mail enquiries also welcome.
Viewing: Viewing is welcomed anytime Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm and other times by appointment.
Delivery: Collection is always available and we do offer free local delivery. Please call for delivery options UK and Worldwide.
We are available by appointment only Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5.30pm, other times by arrangement.
Internal Ref: 4125


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1800.

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John Hubbard Antiques
Castle Ash
Birmingham Road
DY10 3JE
United Kingdom

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