21 June 2012
A FRENCH GILT-BRONZE AND PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK TIMEPIECE
THE WATCH MOVEMENT CIRCA 1750, BY DANIEL DEROY, THE BASE LOUIS XV, CIRCA 1750, THE FIGURES MEISSEN, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY, THE TREE AND FLOWERS 19TH CENTURY
In the form of oak branches, decorated with flowers and two German porcelain figures of children, movement engraved DANIEL DEROY, with paper label to underside printed and inscribed J.P. CHAPELLE-P.PERRIN-D.FROMANTIN/Comissaires-Priseurs Associés/3,IMPASSE DES CHEVAU-LÉGERS/78000 VERSAILLES/TÉL: 950-75-04 ET 69-82/378/13/197 7, the watch movement possibly associated, lacking minutes hand to dial
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high, 8 in. (20 cm.) wide
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Monaco, 21 June 1987, lot 929.
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