A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED RED TORTOISESHELL STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK
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A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED RED TORTOISESHELL STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK

EARLY 18TH CENTURY

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A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED RED TORTOISESHELL STRIKING BRACKET CLOCK
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
The case with flaming urn finials to moulded pediment, caryatids to front angles, the ormolu matted dial with engraved chapter ring set with white enamel hour numerals, a pierced mount below centred by an enamel plaque signed J. Thureb. Paris, the movement with rectangular plates and solid countwheel for strike on bell, further signed J. Thureb, Paris, now converted to anchor escapement
540 mm. high
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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Lot Essay

US$5,000-7,500

A similar clock is illustrated in Timepieces, The Forbidden City Publishing House, pp.47.

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