20 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK
BY CRONIER, MID-18TH CENTURY
The circular white enamel dial with Roman chapters signed 'CRONIER/A PARIS', framed by large scrolling and fruiting oak leaves joined beneath by a floral garland, all surmounted by a flowering basket, on a woven base with leaf and berry frieze, on foliate scrolled feet
15 in. (38 cm.) high, 9 in. (23 cm.) wide, 5 in. (13 cm.) deep
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This clock was probably designed by Antoine Crosnier, who was born in 1732 and worked in Paris on Rue St-Honoré.
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