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    Sale 12038

    Interiors

    20 July 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 230

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK

    JEAN BAPTISTE DUTERTRE, PARIS, MID-18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK
    JEAN BAPTISTE DUTERTRE, PARIS, MID-18TH CENTURY
    The white enamel dial with Roman hours and Arabic five minutes, the twin barrel movement with Thiout's recoil anchor escapement, silk suspension and count wheel strike to bell, the back plate signed J Bate Dutertre AParis; with pendulum, winding key and case key
    21 ¾ in. (55 cm.) high; 11 in. (28 cm.) wide; 4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY