A fine Louis XV ormolu small mantel timepiece
The case attributed to François Vion, Paris, the dial signed Marteau fils ainé, circa 1770.
In the form of a lion supporting a cylindrical case draped with ribbon tied laurel swags and surmounted by an urn, all on a rectangular plinth draped with further swags and raised on bun feet, 3 inch (7.5 cm) white enamel dial within a hinged glazed bezel, roman chapters, arabic minute numerals, pierced gilt scroll hands, circular timepiece movement with thread suspended pendulum to anchor escapement. 11½in (29.2 cm) high, 6¾in (17cm) wide at base
US$ 6,000 - 9,000
£4,000 - 6,000
4,600 - 7,000
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