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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK
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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK

GILLE L'AINE, PARIS, CIRCA 1760

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU STRIKING CARTEL CLOCK
GILLE L'AINE, PARIS, CIRCA 1760
The scrolling flowering foliate case with pierced sides and centred by two cast birds, surmounted by a seated putto below pierced voluted cresting, the circular enamel dial with Roman and Arabic chapters inscribed GILLE L'AINE/ A PARIS, twin barrel movement with silk suspension and count wheel strike to bell
30 in. (76 cm.) high; 17 ½ in. (45 cm.) wide; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) deep
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Pierre Francois Gille, called Gille l'Aîné (1690-1765) maître 1746.

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