• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 7784

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe

    10 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 842

    A LOUIS XVI BRONZE, ORMOLU AND BROCATELLE D'ESPAGNE STRIKING FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK

    A. MONTJOIE, PARIS, LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI BRONZE, ORMOLU AND BROCATELLE D'ESPAGNE STRIKING FIGURAL MANTEL CLOCK
    A. MONTJOIE, PARIS, LATE 18TH CENTURY
    CASE: the drum clock-case held aloft by a putto with acanthus branches, standing on clouds atop a fluted column plinth with square base DIAL: white enamel and signed 'A./MONTJOIE/A PARIS', ormolu hands MOVEMENT: twin barrels with countwheel strike
    33¾ in. (86 cm.) high; 6¾ in. (16 cm.) base


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    Adrien Nicolas Montjoie was appointed maître in 1766.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE LORD AND LADY ILIFFE OF BASILDON PARK