French Gilt Bronze Transitional Cartel Clock

French Gilt Bronze Transitional Cartel Clock

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Offered by Kollenburg Antiquairs BV




This timepiece is signed; MASSON A PARIS, both on the dial as well as on the back.
Charles Masson, Maître since 1717 worked in the Rue G-l’Asnier from 1768 until 1783 and signed his work with; MASSON A PARIS.
A rack-striking clock with one bell. Clockwork runs app. 14 days.
The dial shows the hours in roman as well as arab symbols. The Roman digits represent the hours , the Arab digits indicate every five minutes. The hands are in openwork.
The round clockwork is housed in a diamond shaped case of ormolu bronze. The base is shaped like a hanging Acanthus. Volutes of Acanthus spread from there along the sides all the way to the top.

Period
ca. 1760-1770
Material
gilt bronze
Signature
MASSON A PARIS (dial and back)
Reference
100-41
Sizes
36 x 9 x 22 cm

Offered by

Kollenburg Antiquairs BV

Postbus 171
5688 ZK Oirschot
The Netherlands

+31 499578037
+31 655822218
http://www.kollenburgantiquairs.com/

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