CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'.

CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'.

Price: € 12500

Offered by Van Brug Collection



CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'. CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'. CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'. CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'. CT07 Empire Cercles Tournants eight day duration engraved 'De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage'.

An extremely fine Empire Cercles Tournants mantle clock of eight day duration engraved “De l'heures en nos plaisirs cette bulle est límage”.

Enameled circular dials with Roman numerals and winding holes hidden behind swivelling ribbons. The movement with anchor escapement, silk thread suspension, striking on the hour and half hour on a single bell, with outside count wheel. The case with dial mounted upon a rectangular plinth flanked by arrow quivers, with a young boy to the right leaning over the plinth as he blows a glass bubble, a second child seated to the left of the plinth holding out a scallop shell, set upon a marble base.

Paris, date circa 1820

Literature: Die Französische Bronzeuhr, Elke Niehüser, nr 284, pagina 176.

Origin
France
Period
1820
Reference
100-103
Sizes
50 x 42.5 x 22 cm

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

+31 (0)612966627
http://www.vanbrugcollection.eu

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