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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 297

    A LOUIS XV ORMOLU MANTEL CLOCK

    BY CRONIER, MID-18TH CENTURY

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    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.