• 500 Years Decorative Arts Euro auction at Christies

    Sale 2305

    500 Years Decorative Arts Europe Including Oriental Carpets

    20 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 290

    A SWISS ORMOLU GRANDE SONNERIE PENDULE D'OFFICIER WITH ALARM

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A SWISS ORMOLU GRANDE SONNERIE PENDULE D'OFFICIER WITH ALARM
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of Louis XVI style, with a white enamel dial (later hour hand), balance wheel escapement, strikework and pull wind alarm on the back plate, two bells, strike adjustment lever to base, the base inscribed Silence Petite Sonerie Grande Sonerie
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high, 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide, 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) deep


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    A nearly identical pendule d'officier sold Sotheby's, Paris, 6 June 2006, lot 90.