A French Louis XV ormolu ‘cartel d’alcove’, wall clock, Etienne Dechamp Paris, circa 1750

A French Louis XV ormolu ‘cartel d’alcove’, wall clock, Etienne Dechamp Paris, circa 1750

Price: € 14500

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A French Louis XV ormolu ‘cartel d’alcove’, wall clock, Etienne Dechamp Paris, circa 1750 A French Louis XV ormolu ‘cartel d’alcove’, wall clock, Etienne Dechamp Paris, circa 1750 A French Louis XV ormolu ‘cartel d’alcove’, wall clock, Etienne Dechamp Paris, circa 1750

Fourteen day movement with anchor escapement and pull wind quarter repeating on two bells

The dial

The 14-cm wide enamel dial has Roman numerals for the hours and Arabic five-minute marking. Signed in the centre Et. Dechamp A Paris. The foliate pierced and engraved hands are made of gilt brass.

The movement

The movement is driven by a spring barrel and has a duration of fourteen days. It is regulated by anchor escapement in combination with a silk suspended pendulum. The clock has pull wind quarter repeating on two bells.

The ormolu case

The fire-gilt bronze case is surmounted by a pierced arched arcade with a garland with flowers. It has upward scrolling flowers to both sides with in between paterae trellis over a red ground. The leaves terminate in strong curling leaves and scrolls terminating in branches and flowers.

Period
1750
Signature
Etienne Dechamp A Paris
Reference
100-26
Sizes
52 x 25 x 10 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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