Lot 100. Paris. Great pomp pendule Louis XIV

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Auction date:13.11.2019   14:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 100Paris. Great pomp pendule Louis XIV
1700. Jacques Thuret Horloger du Roi.

Oak carcase with veneer in the Boulle technique, tortoise shell and brass ornamental inserted. Gilded Bronze Applications. Email cartridges. Passig cut out bracket base. On four sphinxes dormant housing with verkröpften
Edges, to it female caryatids. High, a stepped cornice with vases and of the goddess Hebe
on an eagle sitting. The magnificent, openwork dial with Roman
Hours of cartridges and an engraved minute track. Rectangular pendulum Clock movement, rebuilt
to Anchor escapement, spring suspension and half-hour strike on the top of the bell deck. Height 91cm.
The work of Thuret Hlger du Roy referred to.
Condition B/C. P/S.
Provenance:
Private Collection, Rhineland.

Literature:
- Tardy: Dictionnaire des Horlogers Francais, Paris, 1972. Master see p. 614.
- Peter Heuer and Klaus Maurice, European pendulum clocks. Munich, 1988. The type of figure 16 comparisons of

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