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lemerle-charpentier & compagnie
A very finely cast Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mantel clock

Paris, circa 1880

Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
5
lemerle-charpentier & compagnie
A very finely cast Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mantel clock

Paris, circa 1880

Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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lemerle-charpentier & compagnie
A very finely cast Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mantel clock

Paris, circa 1880

the black and white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals signed LEMERLE CHARPENTIER / GRAVELIN SUCCR / PARIS / 8, Rue Charlot, the twin train movement with the Lemerle Charpentier seal and numbered 104.
height 25 1/4 in.; width 27 1/2 in.; depth 10 3/4 in.
65 cm; 69 cm; 27.5 cm
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Catalogue Note

The present model of this mantel clock closely relates to one made circa 1780, illustrated in H. Ottomeyer & P. Pröschel, Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, Vol. I, p. 251, no. 4.6.23.

Charpentier & Cie was located at 8, Rue Charlot, Paris in 1860, and was later known as Lemerle-Charpentier & Cie circa 1870 to 1890. They exhibited mantel clocks, garnitures, torchères and vases at the Expositon Universelle of 1878 in Paris as well as the impressive example of Piat's grande horloge, an example of which sold at Sotheby's, New York, April 26, 2006, lot 105, for $329,600.

 

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