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A Louis XVI gilt-bronze and white marble skeleton clock with calendar and remontoire, Jean-Simon Bourdier, Paris, dated 1788, the dial by Joseph Coteau

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Property of a distinguished Italian collector

A Louis XVI gilt-bronze and white marble skeleton clock with calendar and remontoire, Jean-Simon Bourdier, Paris, dated 1788, the dial by Joseph Coteau

A Louis XVI gilt-bronze and white marble skeleton clock with calendar and remontoire, Jean-Simon Bourdier, Paris, dated 1788, the dial by Joseph Coteau

Estimate:

30,000

to
- 50,000 GBP

Property of a distinguished Italian collector

A Louis XVI gilt-bronze and white marble skeleton clock with calendar and remontoire, Jean-Simon Bourdier, Paris, dated 1788, the dial by Joseph Coteau


6-inch enamel dial with open centre, the outer minute track enclosing date, hours and days of the week, centre seconds, signed Bourdier and Coteau, the movement with spring barrel to the striking train with outside count wheel striking on a bell, the going train with pin wheel escapement powered by a separate remontoire movement mounted below and with massive spring barrel, the substantial five-bar gridiron pendulm with lenticular bob and beat adjustment on the crutch, the arched open frame surmounted by a basket of flowers and foliate scrolls above foliate swags, an enamel plaque applied to the centre of the arch inscribed Fecit An, 1788, the shaped marble plinth centred with a figure of chronos between short pillars; together with a giltwood stand and glass cover and a gilt-bronze horology medal dated 1786

Clock 60.5cm. 23¾in. high; Stand and Cover 69cm. 27¼in. high

Dial has hair cracks at I, V, VI and between VI and VII, trefoil hour hand has been clipped. Movement is complete and would just run at cataloguing but is very dirty and needs a clean and service and fresh oil, some surface rusting to steelwork including the pendulum. Frame in generally good condition retaining much of the original gilding, minor edge chips and marks to the marble plinth, cracks and old restoration to the date plaque, right rear pillar rather discoloured. Giltwood base replaced, glass cover with chip to front edge. The gilt medal with marks and scratches throughout. With pendulum and 2 winders.


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