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    Sale 2775

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    19 - 20 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 398

    A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED, TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK ON BRACKET

    HELME, PARIS. LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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    A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED, TORTOISESHELL AND BOULLE MARQUETRY STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK ON BRACKET
    HELME, PARIS. LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The case of typical form, the hood surmounted by a winged cherub, each side with a glazed panel, glazed front door with cast figural mount, the chamfered edges of the case applied with ormolu ornaments, the cast dial with blue and white enamel chapters, blued steel hands, black and white enamel signature cartouche below inscribed HELME/A PARSI, the eight-day movement with rectangular plates, four ring turned back pinned baluster pillars, verge escapement, silk suspension with cycloidal cheeks, countwheel strike on bell above, repeat signature on the back plate
    clock: 76 cm. high; bracket 28 cm. high


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