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.

Origin
France
Period
ca 1760
Signature
Gille L'Aîné A Paris Chevalier on case
Reference
300-32
Sizes
31 x 29.5 x 15.5 cm

Offered by

Gude & Meis Antique Clocks

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 60
1017DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)20 6129742
http://www.gudemeis.com/

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