Pendule Louis XVI, cadran signé Gavelle l'Ainé
Lot 107
A French 18th century Louis XVI gilt-bronze, white and black marble portico clock by Gavelle l'Ainé, Paris
£2,500 - 3,500
US$ 4,200 - 5,900
Lot Details
A French 18th century Louis XVI gilt-bronze, white and black marble portico clock
by Gavelle l'Ainé, Paris
surmounted by a flowering urn, the circular white enamel dial with Roman numerals inscribed Gavelle Lne A Paris, the movement with similar inscription, flanked to each side by an obelisk support, with sun mask pendulum, on a shaped plinth base centred by an urn, on toupie feet, 35cm wide, 12cm deep, 47cm high (13.5" wide, 4.5" deep, 18.5" high).

Footnotes

  • A similar clock is in the collections of the Pavlosk Palace (inv. no. 1190 - IV), illustrated in A. Alexeieva, Pavlovsk, the collections, Paris, 1993, 185, fig. 10.
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