• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 134

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

    THE MOVEMENT BY HENTSCHELL, STRASBOURG, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK
    THE MOVEMENT BY HENTSCHELL, STRASBOURG, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The glazed white-enamelled circular Roman dial set within a foliate-cast case flanked by floral garlands, the movement signed 'Hentschell a Strasbourg', the backplate inscribed '43829'
    20½ in. (52 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide


    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

    Jean-Jacques Hentschel, circa 1770, Strasbourg.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Saleroom Notice

    This lot should be starred in the catalogue, indicating that VAT is payable at 5 on hammer price and at 17.5 on the buyer's premium.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 133-144)