Lot 44
  • 44

A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS-INLAID MANTEL CLOCK circa 1700, signed Thuret, the movement signed Thuret a Paris

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 USD
Sold
15,625 USD
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Description

  • oak, tortoiseshell, brass, bronze, enamel, steel, glass
  • Height: 20 inches
    Width: 10 inches

Catalogue Note

Only three versions of this clock are known: two, one of of which is slighlty different as it is surmounted by a finial depicting a single putto with a tambourine, are in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, and an identical one sold Ader-Picard-Tajan, Palais d'Orsay, June 13, 1979.
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