• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 500

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID BRACKET CLOCK

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY; THE MOVEMENT BY VINCENTI

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    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED TORTOISESHELL AND BRASS INLAID BRACKET CLOCK
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY; THE MOVEMENT BY VINCENTI
    The case of Regence style applied with foliate cast mounts, the cast ormolu dial with white and blue enamel chapters and blued steel hands, above a mount modelled as a rooster with an enamel signature plaque below signed THURET AParis, twin barrel eight-day movement stamped Vincenti with anchor escapement Brocot-type suspension and strike on gong; associated pendulum; winding key
    92 cm. high overall


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