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A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID EBONY REGULATEUR
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A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID EBONY REGULATEUR

THE CASE CIRCA 1720, REMOUNTED, THE DIAL SIGNED 'THIOUT A PARIS FECIT ET INVENTIT'

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A REGENCE ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID EBONY REGULATEUR THE CASE CIRCA 1720, REMOUNTED, THE DIAL SIGNED 'THIOUT A PARIS FECIT ET INVENTIT' The circular brass ring dial with Roman and Arabic chapters centered by a flowerhead-filled trellis panel within the guilloche glazed door surmounted by the figure of Chronos and above a pierced foliate mount, the shaped case with a mask within oak leaves and above a glazed reserve flanked by patera, the lower section with Athena flanked by youths, on a plinth 90 in. (229 cm.) high

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Probably Antoine Thiout (d. 1761), who became maître in 1724, juré in 1742 and garde in 1769, and who was the horloger du duc d'Orléans from 1751.

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