One of the clocks is a rare two-sided model, whilst the other is a triple fusee piece. The two-sided clock, which is set up for two time zones, has a Chinese theme on one side and a Western theme on the other, with both sides displaying 6-inch porcelain dials. The gilt bronze clock has an animated, two-tier revolving carousel of figures at the top, rotating clockwise. The upper tier has a border of red and clear rhinestones, a palm tree umbrella that opens to expose the upper figures, plus glass rods resembling a fountain.

The triple fusee clock, housed in a carved teak wood bracket case, is in beautiful condition, with the original finish. It has a series of rods that rotate, emulating falling rain, while a row of ducks swim right to left in the front. All the while, a pair of carved wood Chinese acrobat figures on a platform appear from behind one door and disappear behind another door, as they dance and flip.

Fontaine's sale will take place on February 27, 2016. Check out Fontaine's on Barnebys here.

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