Lot 44
  • 44

A fine Louis XV ormolu mounted corne verte quarter repeating bracket clock, Les Frères Humbert French, circa 1740

Estimate
6,000 - 9,000 EUR
Sold
11,250 EUR
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Description

  • 120cm. high
25-cm ormolu dial with blue cartouche Roman numerals, centre signed Les Frères Humbert Droz A Paris, shaped blued hands, similarly signed movement converted to deadbeat escapement, countwheel full half hour striking on two alternating bells, pull wind quarter repeating on three bells, waisted corne verte case adorned throughout with foliate ormolu mounts, together with a matching ogee shaped bracket

Provenance

Collection of the late Benjamin Katz, Dieren

Sale Paul Brandt, Amsterdam, 14-20 May, 1963, lot 624
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