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    Sale 2796

    The P.C. Spaans Collection of Important European Clocks

    19 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 460

    A Louis XV small boulle tortoiseshell and ormolu-mounted bracket timepiece with pull quarter repeat

    SECOND QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Louis XV small boulle tortoiseshell and ormolu-mounted bracket timepiece with pull quarter repeat
    Second quarter 18th Century
    The waisted case with replaced cherub finial and double sphinx bust door mount, the ormolu dial with individual white enamel Roman cartouche chapters and white enamel centre, cut steel hands, the one/two week duration single barrel movement with four vase-shaped back-pinned pillars, three spoke wheelwork and verge escapement with silk suspension, pull quarter repeat on three replaced bells above; pendulum
    64 cm. high


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