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A Pair of Louis XVI Ormolu Clock Cases
Circa 1780, one now fitted as a barometer
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 20,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT
467
A Pair of Louis XVI Ormolu Clock Cases
Circa 1780, one now fitted as a barometer
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 20,400 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Pair of Louis XVI Ormolu Clock Cases
Circa 1780, one now fitted as a barometer
the white enamelled clock dial and movement signed Navet a Versailles, the companion barometer with a divided enamelled dial; each case surmounted by an urn-form finial hung with swags, the flanking pilasters cast with ram's heads, the sides hung with pelts above a glazed panel centered by a lion's mask and a scrolling, berried knop.
height 31 1/2 in.; width 16in.
(80cm; 40.6cm)
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Catalogue Note

Two similar examples with variations to the finials are illustrated, Ottomeyer, Pröschel et al., Vergoldete Bronzen, Munich, 1986, Vol. I, p. 182, no. 3.8.3 and 3.8.4. respectively.

Fine French And Continental Furniture

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New York