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La Lecture mantel clock
Category: Clocks
SubType: Clocks
Origin: France
Era: 19th Century
Height: 13inches inches
Width: 11inches inches
A fine mantel clock in ormolu and antique vert marble entitled "La Lecture" and designed by Jean-Andre Reiche about 1807. The woman in classical dress sits at an Empire chair reading by the light of an oil lamp. The size & shape of the clock make it a very popular model. 8 day bell striking movement with silk suspension. Circa 1810. 13 inches tall by 11 inches wide.

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