A Rare French Louis XV 8-day Lantern Clock, Lefebure A Fontainebleau circa 1740

A Rare French Louis XV 8-day Lantern Clock, Lefebure A Fontainebleau circa 1740

Price: € 13500

Offered by Toebosch Antiques




8-day weight driven pillar movement with verge escapement, count wheel half hour striking and alarm on a bell, ormolu dial and brass case, on a later bracket.
 
32.5-cm ornate ormolu dial with blue Roman cartouche numerals, centre signed "Lefebure Hologer du Roi" A Fontainebleau surmounted by a pierced ormolu cresting with a sunburst and cockerels, shaped blued hands, 8-day weight driven brass posted movement with verge escapement and silk suspended pendulum, count wheel half hour striking with strike/silent on a surmounted bell, alarm on the same bell, brass frame with well turned finials and feet, brass doors to the sides, placed on a later stained wood bracket.
Reference
100-649

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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