31 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
A DIRECTOIRE ORMOLU PENDULE DE VOYAGE
POSSIBLY VIENNA, CIRCA 1795
The circular Roman dial headed by an eagle head and flanked by satyr supports, with four train Grand Sonnerie thirty hour movement with alarm, handwritten instructions in French to inside of door, with fitted red leather case
5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high
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Acquired from Frank Partridge and Sons, London, in 1973.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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