24 - 25 February 2015,
Price realised USD 3,250
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
A LATE LOUIS XVI ORMOLU STRIKING MANTEL CLOCK,
BY ARMINGAUD, PARIS, CIRCA 1790,
the enameled dial signed Armingaud Lne á Paris, leather inventory label inscribed 1138 to underside
18in. (46cm.) high, 15in. (38cm.) wide, 5in. (13cm.) deep
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A clock of the same model by Arningaud, and possibly the same example, is illustrated in Tardy, La Pendule Francaise, Paris, 1974, v. 2, p. 394.
This lot is offered without reserve.
Acquired from Galerie Perrin, Paris, September 1990.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION
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