A fine 18th century ormolu cartel clock with five minute pull repeat on 3 bells Mynuel, Paris
Lot 26
A fine 18th century ormolu cartel clock with five minute pull repeat on 3 bells Mynuel, Paris
Sold for £4,875 (US$ 8,155) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A fine 18th century ormolu cartel clock with five minute pull repeat on 3 bells
Mynuel, Paris
Having a 5" enamel dial with Roman hours, Arabic minutes and Louis IV hands; the single train movement with bob pendulum, calling the hours and five minute repeat on three bells, the shaped plates engraved 'Mynuel, Paris'; finely cast rococo style ormolu case with female cresting and winged putti below a signed ceramic plate. With pendulum and winder.

22 1/2 cm (8 1/2 inches) high

Footnotes

  • Mynuel Paris is listed as working between 1693-1750

Saleroom notices

  • This clock has verge escapement. The measurement for this clock is 22 inches, high (56 cm) not 22 1/2cm as stated.
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