A French late 18th century Louis XVI eight day gilt bronze mounted white marble portico clock
Lot 208
A French late 18th century Louis XVI eight day gilt bronze mounted white marble portico clock
AU$ 3,000 - 4,000
US$ 2,800 - 3,800
Lot Details
A French late 18th century Louis XVI eight day gilt bronze mounted white marble portico clock
The enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals inscribed Cortel à Paris, time and strive movement unmarked, housed within a drum suspended between fluted tapering columns surmounted with pineapple finials, the drum with an urn finial issuing flowers, all on an oval black marble plinth with disk feet, with a sunburst pendulum, 29cm wide, 9cm deep, 17cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Collection Queensland
    Purchased by the present owner in 1984 from Clocks of Distinction Sydney
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