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An important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Rouge Griotte Marble Mantle Clock by Alfred-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley

paris, circa 1880, the dial possibly 18th century, the movement circa 1830

Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 108,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
272
An important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Rouge Griotte Marble Mantle Clock by Alfred-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley

paris, circa 1880, the dial possibly 18th century, the movement circa 1830

Estimate
25,00035,000
LOT SOLD. 108,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An important Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Rouge Griotte Marble Mantle Clock by Alfred-Emmanuel-Louis Beurdeley

paris, circa 1880, the dial possibly 18th century, the movement circa 1830

some mounts have been removed to reveal the BY mark from the bronze master model, the white and polychrome painted enamel dial with the inscription Ferdinand Berthoud and BY under the six o'clock number, the movement incribed Ferdinand Berthoud. Paris with the 1827 punched seal.


height 24 1/2 in.; width 26 1/4 in.; depth 10 1/2 in.
62.5 cm; 66.7 cm; 26.5 cm
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Literature

Tardy, The Most Beautiful French Clocks, Paris, 1994, pp. 162-163 for illustrations of similar eighteenth century dial know as à la dauphine by Cotteau and Dubuisson.
Ottomeyer/Prðschel, Vergoldete Bronzen I, Munich, 1986.

Catalogue Note

For a footnote on Maison Beurdeley see lot 337

Ferdinand Berthoud  (1727-1807), was born in Switzerland and settled in Paris in 1745. Considered the best clockmaker of his time, he gained a great reputation for the excellence and accuracy of his chronometers. He was succeeded in business by his nephew, Louis Berthoud (1759-1813).

 

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