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    Sale 7713

    Furniture & Clocks

    23 April 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND AMARANTH REGULATEUR DE PARQUET

    VALSE, PARIS, CIRCA 1745 AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BOIS SATINE AND AMARANTH REGULATEUR DE PARQUET
    VALSE, PARIS, CIRCA 1745 AND LATER
    CASE: decorated with banding and foliate and rockwork clasps, ormolu-framed lenticle to the trunk
    DIAL: white enamel and signed 'Valse/Paris', with ormolu hands and blued steel centre seconds; replaced
    MOVEMENT: Huygens endless-rope timepiece with five rear-pinned pillars and anchor escapement, signed 'Valse Paris' on the back plate; brass weight, countweight, pendulum; mid 18th Century, associated
    80 in. (203 cm.) high; 18¾ in. (48 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep


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    Please note that the glazing to the dial is now lacking. Christie's will arrange and pay for its replacement.