Lot 60. A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK

Starting price: £ 12 000
Auction date: 25.02.2021   06:00 UTC +00:00
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ID 491045
Lot 60 | A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK
The stepped pediment surmounted by a figure of a cockerel standing atop books entwined with roses and laurel branches, the enamel dial with cut-brass and engraved hands with Roman chapters, five-minute markers and inscribed 'Robin hger du Roi', the regulateur movement with pin-wheel escapement and nine-bar compensated steel and brass pendulum enclosed within a glazed case, above a stepped plinth base mounted with stiff-leaf cast frames; spuriously stamped 'E. LEVASSEUR / JME', with traces of further illegible stamps to the back uprights, largely remounted, the later cockerel mount stamped 'LB', the case reduced in height at base
911/4 in. (232 cm.) high; 263/4 in. (68 cm.) wide; 14 in. (36 cm.) deep

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8 King Street, St. James's
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Preview 04.02.2021 - 25.02.2021
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