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    Sale 2172

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Tapestries and Oriental Carpets

    9 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 177

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

    BY FRANÇOIS VERNAUX, PARIS, THE CASE BY ROBERT OSMOND, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK
    BY FRANÇOIS VERNAUX, PARIS, THE CASE BY ROBERT OSMOND, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The shield-shaped case stamped 'OSMOND' at lower right side, strike adjustment lever by 50, the eight day movement with circular plates joined by five back-pinned pillars, verge escapement with silk suspension, calibrated countwheel strike on a bell, the dial plate and back signed 'Verneaux Paris', pendulum, regilt
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high, 9 in. (22.5 cm.) wide


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    Robert Osmond, maître fondeur en terre et sable in 1746.
    Henry Frangois Verneaux, maître in 1747.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 5 July 2007, lot 213.