A Louis XVI ormolu mantel clockLate 18th century
Lot 13
A Louis XVI ormolu mantel clockLate 18th century
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
Lot Details
A Louis XVI ormolu mantel clock
Late 18th century
Depicting Cupid rising from a cloud to embrace Venus standing before a brazier, on shaped oblong base applied with beading above a frieze depicting putti at play, white enamel dial with roman chapters, associated blued Breguet hands, possibly associated movement, now signed Louis Berthoud à Paris, with circular plates, anchor escapement with thread suspended pendulum (lacking), striking the hour and half hour on bell by means of a crossed out count wheel 38cm (15 in.) high
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