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Sale 284 Lot 2
Sold for US$85,000

Louise Phillipe ormolu and glass striking mystery clock, Robert-Houdin Paris, dated 1839, portico design mechanical pendulum; case engraved: INVENTEE & EXECUTED PAR POUR L'EXPOSITION DE 1839, ROBERT HOUDIN; on ebonized base under glass dome; clock H20 1/2" W10 1/2" D5 1/2"

Provenance: Millicent Rogers
Estate of Arturo Peralta Ramos II

Exhibitions: 1839 Exposition, Paris
Estimate $ 7,000-10,000

Condition statement: hook detached and small chips to glass pendulum; appears to be in working condition.

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