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    Sale 2811

    European Noble and Private Collections

    24 - 25 June 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 79

    A CHARLES X ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK

    LE ROY, PARIS. CIRCA 1820-1830

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES X ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY STRIKING PORTICO CLOCK
    LE ROY, PARIS. CIRCA 1820-1830
    The white enamel chapter ring surrounded by a anthemion cast bezel, blued steel moon hands and sweep seconds, signed Le Roy a Paris, twin barrel eight-day movement, pin wheel escapement, high quality nine rod gridiron pendulum with knife-edge suspension, countwheel strike on bell, backplate stamped 877/P1151; pendulum, winding key
    61 cm. high


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    Provenance

    With Clock Clinic London, 1990.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR (LOTS 73-84)