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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 325

    A Louis XIV white-metal mounted ebonised striking religieuse table clock

    JAQUES LE CAMUS, PARIS, LATE 17TH CENTURY

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    A Louis XIV white-metal mounted ebonised striking religieuse table clock
    Jaques Le Camus, Paris, Late 17th Century
    The case applied with foliate cast mounts to the front door and applied below on the base moulding, glazed sides, the top applied with a similarly cast mount with two winged putti supporting a laurel-framed vacant cartouche, the 9in. wide velvet-covered dial with silvered Roman and Arabic chapter ring, later hands, signed 'Jaques Le Camus/A Paris' within a silvered cartouche, the four vase-shaped pillar movement with conforming signature, later anchor escapement, numbered outside countwheel strike on bell; pendulum, two winding keys
    22 in. (56 cm.) high


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