An early 19th century French enamelled ormolu mantel clock G. Joly, Paris
Lot 30W
An early 19th century French enamelled ormolu mantel clock G. Joly, Paris
£40,000 - 50,000
US$ 66,000 - 83,000
Auction Details
An early 19th century French enamelled ormolu mantel clock G. Joly, Paris
Lot Details
An early 19th century French enamelled ormolu mantel clock
G. Joly, Paris
The inverted 'Y' frame enamelled all over in cobalt blue, with gilt five pointed stars, surmounted by a moonphase dial with age of moon scale to the upper edge, over the enamel Roman dial with Arabic quarter hours and gilt lyre hands, supported either side by pipe-playing tritons over the arched frame supporting the subsidiary date, and day dial, raised on four red marble columns, over the rectangular white marble base with beaded border and inset floral and foliate appliques, on toupie feet, the twin train spring barrel movement with anchor escapement, silk suspension Apollo mask sunburst pendulum and rack strike on a bell. Together with a bespoke later giltwood stand and glazed cover. Clock 54.5cm (21.5in), total height with dome 62cm (24.5in)
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