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Monday, 14 May 2012

Regency Style Lancet Clock

A wonderful specimen with an abundance of elegance is this Regency style Lancet Clock shown below.  For those of you who do not know the term "lancet" in conjunction with a clock, the term refers to a type of mantel clock where the case is shaped to an acute point at its top.  This clock, circa 1890, is in excellent condition with a stunning bright-white enamel face decorated with gilded brass hands (see photograph below).  The overall form of this piece is particularly eye catching with crisp edges and expertly inlaid floral details. A rare treat such as this is timeless in every sense.



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