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A Louis XV ormolu bracket clock, Louis Jouard, Paris, circa 1745
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A Louis XV ormolu bracket clock, Louis Jouard, Paris, circa 1745
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A Louis XV ormolu bracket clock, Louis Jouard, Paris, circa 1745

5¾-inch enamel dial signed Jouard A Paris, finely pierced and chased gilt hands, the bell striking movement with five tapered pillars and numbered outside count wheel, signed on the backplate as the dial, later Brocot escapement and suspension, the waisted rococo case surmounted by a putto and applied with floral sprays and flying dragons, with a conforming wall bracket, both case and bracket with 'C-couronne' stamp


Clock 51cm. 20in. high: Bracket 24cm. 9½in. high
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Catalogue Note

Louis Jouard was appointed Master Clockmaker in 1724 and is recorded as working in Rue de la Monnaie between 1746 and 1749. 

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