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A fine and rare Directoire ormolu 'pendule d'enfilade' signed Klesser a Troyes
circa 1795
Estimate
60,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 169,000 USD
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699
A fine and rare Directoire ormolu 'pendule d'enfilade' signed Klesser a Troyes
circa 1795
Estimate
60,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 169,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A fine and rare Directoire ormolu 'pendule d'enfilade' signed Klesser a Troyes
circa 1795

with ormolu and blued steel compensation pendulum, with dials at the front and back, one with hours and minutes inscribed Klesser a Troyes, the other side with date and month rings and seconds hand.


height 59 1/2 in.; width 23 in.
150.5 cm; 58 cm
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Provenance

Inventory of Frederick P. Victoria & Son, sold, Christie's, New York, May 27, 1999, lot 103

Catalogue Note

This is a rare example of a clock which was designed to be hung in an enfilade of rooms enabling the time to be told from either side.

Ariane Dandois: European Furniture, Paintings & Asian Art

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New York