An early 19th century mahogany table clock with moonphase indication Robin, de la Societe des Inventions de France
Lot 91*
An early 19th century mahogany table clock with moonphase indication
Robin, de la Societe des Inventions de France
£ 10,000 - 15,000
US$ 14,000 - 21,000

Fine Clocks

13 Dec 2017, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

Lot Details
An early 19th century mahogany table clock with moonphase indication Robin, de la Societe des Inventions de France
An early 19th century mahogany table clock with moonphase indication
Robin, de la Societe des Inventions de France
The rectangular case with caddy top surmounted by an ormolu eagle, its feathers finely cast and chiselled, one claw raised on a thunderbolt, each corner with an equally crisply cast berry finial over glazed sides on a plinth base and block feet, the 4 inch signed white enamel dial with concentric date enclosing the Arabic quarters and Roman hours, with moon hands in a cast bezel, set over a lattice engraved ormolu panel centred by the rotating painted and engraved moon-phase, the movement with circular brass plates, signed across the backplate 'Robin aux Galeries du Louvre a Paris', with silk suspension and outside countwheel strike on a bell 34cms (13.5ins) high.
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