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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 34

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

    THE MOVEMENT BY REGNAULT, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK
    THE MOVEMENT BY REGNAULT, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The circular glazed and white-enamelled dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and twin-barrel movement signed 'Regnault à Paris', surmounted by an acanthus-wrapped cornice and a vase finial with gadrooned lid and handles shaped as rams' heads, issuing to the sides fruited laurel garlands from foliate paterae, above a pierced tapering body cast with leaf-tip and acanthus scrolls
    28 in. (71 cm.) high; 13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide


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    Pierre Antoine Regnault, maître horloger in 1754, and horloger de Sa Majesté Impériale l'Empereur François Ier d'Autriche (1768-1835), in 1786.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY (LOTS 34-37)