A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755

A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755

Price: € 19500

Offered by Gude & Meis Antique Clocks



A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755 A French Louis XV Vernis Martin bracket clock by Viger and Lieutaud, circa 1755

8-day movement with half hour striking on a bell, vernis martin case with fine bronzes

22.5-cm enamel dial with Roman numerals signed Viger A Paris, foliate pierced and engraved gilt hands, 8-day movement with verge escapement and silk suspended pendulum, half hour countwheel striking on a bell, backplate signed Viger A Paris No 1060, well proportioned waisted case with Vernis Martin decor of polychrome flowers on a yellow ground, surmounted by a foliate bronze cresting, further scroll and flowers bronze mounts throughout, raised on rococo feet, back stamped for the cabinet maker B. Lieutaud, on a matching similar stamped ogee shaped bracket.

François Viger worked as master clockmaker from 1745 until 1783. He worked for the court from 1770 and was 'Juré' for the guild in 1771. He worked with the famous bronzier St-Germain and ebéniste B. Lieutaud.

Signature
Viger, Lieutaud
Reference
500-120
Sizes
103 x 40 x 22 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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