French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745

French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745

Price: € 18500

Offered by Toebosch Antiques



French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745 French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745 French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745 French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745 French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745 French 18th Century Louis XV bronze wall cartel clock, circa 1745

A lovely shaped Louis XV wall clock that was designed to hang directly on the wall, The bronze unusual case of the clock in a single unified organic sculptural conception in the Rococo style, with flowing symmetrical and curvilinear design, in fire-gilt bronze.

Below the clock case is 'Father Time' - the personification of time; above a young woman with a scythe.

The unclearly marked stamp with a probably tax mark the so called 'C' corrone'on the sunburst on top of the cartel. Lovely original mercury fire gilding. The movement 'go and striking on one single barrel' verge escapement silk threat suspension,Quarter repeating on demand. The early typical enamel dial with partly blue numbers signed Gilbert a Paris.

Origin
France
Period
Louis XV
Signature
Gilbert a Paris
Reference
100-721
Sizes
70 x 30 x 10 cm

Offered by

Toebosch Antiques

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 68-3
1017 DH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 (0)6 53 211 641
+31 (0)6 53 211 641
http://www.toeboschantiques.com/

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