A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768

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A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR
Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768

Sold for US$ 118,825 inc. premium

The Elegant Home

25 Jun 2019, 10:00 PDT

Los Angeles

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A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR
Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
Signed in the bronze F. Linke, the dial signed F. Berthoud.
height 101in (256cm); width 22in (55cm); depth 14in (35cm)

Footnotes

  • This regulator is based upon the 1767 model by Balthazar Lieutaud, with mounts by PhilippeCaffieri. The 18th century clock is housed in the Frick Collection, New York. An original18th century model of this clock was exhibited at the Exposition d'Art Français du XVIIIe Siècle, catalogued by L. Roger-Miles, Galerie Jamarin, Paris, 1916 catalogue number 123. Other similar examples are found in the Wallace Collection and the Palace of Versailles.

    The Linke title for the regulator was: Régulateur Louis XVI acajou. The most similar examples were sold at Sotheby's, New York, April 19, 2007, lot 94, Sotheby's, New York, October 24, 2007, lot 351 and Sotheby's, New York, April 14, 2008, lot 335.

    Literature
    C. Payne, François Linke, pp. 184-185, pl. 200, for a watercolor sketch of a clock by François
    Linke and pl. 201, for an illustration of similar example
    P. Arizzoli-Clementael, Versailles Furniture of the Royal Palace 17th and 18th Centuries, Vol. II,
    p. 38-39, for the 18th century model by Balthazar Lieutaud and Philippe Caffiéri.
    J. Focarino, Furniture in the Frick Collection, Vol. V, pp. 314-332.
    F. J. B. Watson, Louis XVI Furniture, Academy Editions, 1973, plate 51
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A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
A VERY FINE LOUIS XVI STYLE GILT BRONZE MOUNTED KINGWOOD REGULATOR  Francios Linke, circa 1900, index number 768
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