31 March 2016
A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK
THE MOVEMENT BY JOSEPH REVEL, CIRCA 1785
With circular enamel dial with Arabic numbers, within a ribbon-tied rose and laurel-cast case with beaded edge, the movement with pull quarter repeat, the dial signed Revel au Palais Royal
9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high
Acquired from Bensimon, Paris, in 1967.
Eugenia Woodward Hitt Collection.
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Joseph Revel (also Revelle or Renel), maître horloger in 1775.
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