A fine French Louis XVI mantel clock 'Urania' by Gille L'Aîné, the case by Chevalier, circa 1760.

Price: € 12500

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

8-day movement with half hour striking, finely cast and chiseled ormolu case by Chevalier.

9.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Gille L'Aîné A Paris, finely foliate pierced and engraved gilt hands, flat bottomed spring-driven movement with anchor escapement and silk suspended pendulum of 8-day duration, countwheel half hour striking on a bell, finely cast and chiseled ormolu case with garlands and rosettes surmounted by a sphere, flanked by a classical reading lady personifying Urania, moulded break front base with foliate reliefs raised on bun feet, signed at the back for the bronzier Chevalier.

ca 1760
Gille L'Aîné A Paris Chevalier on case
31 x 29.5 x 15.5 cm

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Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742

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