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A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Cartel Clock, Circa 1750

Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation

A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Cartel Clock, Circa 1750

A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Cartel Clock, Circa 1750

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Property from the Estate of Alexis Gregory, Sold to Benefit the Alexis Gregory Foundation


A Louis XV Gilt-Bronze Cartel Clock, Circa 1750

with allegorical figures representing the continents of Asia and America, the 6 1/2 inch white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, possibly associated, within a scrolling foliate gilt bronze case applied with a young cupid and female figure; the movement signed Jn LEROY A PARIS


height 36 in.; width 20 1/2 in.; depth 8 in.

91.5 cm; 52 cm; 20 cm

Overall with some minor rubbing to gilding, in good condition. Lacking pendulum. Round aperture to metal back panel is soldered and movement can be accessed by unscrewing and removing back.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Lydia and George H. Gregory, New York

Alexis Gregory, New York

James Archer Abbott, Jansen, New York 2006, illustrated p.142