Gilt mounted marble portico clock, a la croix a Paris
Lot 1142
A Louis XVI ormolu mounted white and black marble portico mantel clock Signed A. La Croix à Paris, circa 1790
US$ 5,000 - 6,000
£3,000 - 3,600
Lot Details
A Louis XVI ormolu mounted white and black marble portico mantel clock
Signed A. La Croix à Paris, circa 1790

On shaped base with ormolu frieze of putti in various pursuits, each paired column on paw feet with applied medallion and drapery swag between and surmounted by an obelisk, urn finial above the circular white enamel dial with Roman chapters, pierced and engraved gilt hands, the two train movement with anchor escapement and thread suspended Apollo mask pendulum, count wheel striking the hour and half hour on bell.
height 25in (63 cm)
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  1. Jonathan Snellenburg
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