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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK CITY ESTATE (LOTS 287-288)

A Louis XV style ormolu large cartel
19th century
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 10,200 USD
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287

PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK CITY ESTATE (LOTS 287-288)

A Louis XV style ormolu large cartel
19th century
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 10,200 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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A Louis XV style ormolu large cartel
19th century
the white enamelled dial enscribed Gilles Martinot à Paris, contained within a voluted cartouche-shaped base surmounted by a young couple beneath a tree, the whole surrounded by floral and foliate sprays.
height 46 in.; width 21 in.
117 cm; 53.5 cm
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Provenance

 Sold, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, October 28, 1978, lot 41

Catalogue Note

This large clock case interprets a popular 18th century model which evoked a romantic, pastoral atmosphere.  For an 18th century example, see P. Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la pendule Française, Paris, 1997, p. 102.

Important French and Continental Furniture, European Ceramics and Carpets

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New York