S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome

S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome

Price: € 24500

Offered by Van Brug Collection



S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome S01 Skeleton clock with glass dome

A skeleton clock, by M. Boty Lefebvre à Liège, ca. 1800.

Two pillar clock signed on the enameled dial which has an exposed center, M.Boty Lefrbvre à Liège. In the center sweep seconds, minute, hour and date hands. Note knife edge suspension to the pendulum, pinwheel escapement, quarter strike all signs of the fine quality of Lefebre’s workmanship. Clock is mounted on a black marble base. Style and quality similar to the skeleton clocks made by Hubert Sarton.

Information Les Boty ( Bôty, Botty). Nicolas Boty was ‘maître horloger’ in 1770. One of his sons Mathieu-Joseph had a workshop in 1799. He was married in 1816 to Maria-Ida Lefèvre. In worked as clockmaker in association with his father in 1788. Later an association with Lefèbvre is apparent (Lefèbvre, à Chênee and J.J. Lefèbvre).

Literature :

‘L’ âge d’or de l’horlogerie Liégeoise’. Ann Chevalier, André Thiry. Page 71.

Origin
Belgium
Period
1800
Signature
M. Boty Lefebvre à Liège
Reference
100-161

Offered by

Van Brug Collection

Hoofdstraat 35
8162 AB Epe
The Netherlands

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

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