• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 951

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CORNE VERTE STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK WITH WALL BRACKET

    HENRY PADEVAL, PARIS. MID 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CORNE VERTE STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK WITH WALL BRACKET
    HENRY PADEVAL, PARIS. MID 18TH CENTURY
    THE WAISTED CASE OVERALL VENEERED WITH GREEN STAINED HORN, WITH SOME SMALL C-SCROLL BRASS INLAYS, FOLIATE ORMOLU MOUNTS, ON SCROLLING FEET, WHITE ENAMEL ROMAN AND ARABIC DIAL SIGNED HENRY PADEVAL/APARIS, PIERCED ORMOLU HANDS, ON A CONFORMING BRACKET, THE BRASS MOVEMENT WITH SQUARE PLATES JOINED BY FOUR BACK-PINNED PILLARS, TWIN BARRELS, VERGE ESCAPEMENT, CALIBRATED COUNTWHEEL STRIKING ON BELL ABOVE, THE BACKPLATE SIGNED HENRY PADEVAL APARIS; PENDULUM, WINDING KEY
    90 CM. HIGH (INCLUDING BRACKET)


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    A CLOSELY RELATED CLOCK WITH THE CASE STAMPED FOR ST. GERMAIN AND WITH THE MOVEMENT BY PADEVAL WAS SOLD, CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK, THE HOUSE SALE SALE 1088, 5 & 6 JUNE 2002, LOT 82.

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    Provenance

    ACQUIRED FROM B. BINNENWEG, OTTOLAND.