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    Sale 2810

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    7 May 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 29

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED 'CORNE-ROSE' STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK, WITH WALL BRACKET

    COLLIER, PARIS. CIRCA 1740

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED 'CORNE-ROSE' STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK, WITH WALL BRACKET
    COLLIER, PARIS. CIRCA 1740
    The waisted case surmounted by a cherub holding a sphere with stars, seated on the back of a goat, glazed side panels, decorated overall with ormolu foliate C-scroll mounts and door mount decorated with a dragon, arcaded repoussé dial inset with black and white enamel cartouches, enamelled centre (restored) signed Collier A Paris, later? pierced and chisselled ormolu hands, the eight-day twin barrel movement with square plates joined by four back-pinned pillars, reconverted anchor escapement, calibrated countwheel positioned on the backplate with repeating signature, striking on one bell above; later pendulum; restorations
    The clock 94 cm. high; the bracket 37 cm. high


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