• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 373

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED VERNIS MARTIN STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK

    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, 19TH CENTURY, THE MOVEMENT BY FESTEAU LEJEUNE, PARIS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FRENCH ORMOLU-MOUNTED VERNIS MARTIN STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK
    OF LOUIS XV STYLE, 19TH CENTURY, THE MOVEMENT BY FESTEAU LEJEUNE, PARIS
    Decorated overall with floral sprays and garlands on a green ground, the glazed white enamel dial and twin-barrel movement signed 'FESTEAU LEJEUNE A PARIS, within a waisted case with pierced foliate mounts and surmounted by a foliate and rockwork finial, the movement with rectangular plates joined by plain pillars, twin barrels, anchor escapement, countwheel strike on bell, with repeat signature to back plate, on conforming scroll feet, the bracket conformingly-mounted and decorated
    The cartel: 39¼ in. (100 cm.) high; 18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) wide; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) deep; the bracket: 17¾ in. (45 cm.) high; 22¾ in. (58 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
    Thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 363-384)