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French clock "The Theater of Youth" - Alexandre Prevost - gold plated, Zamac - mid 19th century

Lot reference 26912363

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Location: France
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Mechanical - more day movement - works

Nr of items: 1
Object: French clock "The Theater of Youth"
Material: gold plated, Zamac
Clock mechanism: Mechanical
Power Reserve: more day movement
Striking: works
Maker/ Designer: Alexandre Prevost
Estimated Period: mid 19th century
Country of Origin: France
Condition: Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Weight: 3,3 kg
Height: 35 cm
Depth: 11 cm
Width: 29 cm

Pretty "Theatre of Youth" pendulum clock on a wooden pedestal (removable).
The sculpture depicts a young artist/author holding a pencil and a notebook. On her left you can see spectators on a theatre balcony. Finely crafted decoration with very pretty details.
In bronze-coloured gold-plated Zamac/spelter.

Signed A.PREVOST 38 (only A.PREVO of the inscription can be seen).

Dial with Roman numerals and inscriptions slightly faded to make out.


Dimensions: 34 x 29 x 11 cm without pedestal. 
Sent with pendulum and key (the pendulum is very heavy and has been removed to avoid damage during shipping).

The pendulum is in working order, but it may need to be serviced.
In good condition for its age, see photos for details.

Sent in a well-protected package. 

I will be pleased to provide any extra information. English spoken.

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