9 October 2013
A LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED FAUX-TORTOISESHELL BRASS AND PEWTER-INLAID MANTLE CLOCK
With two-train eight-day movement with spring-driven going train and count-wheel striking train, the backplate signed Jacques Hory a Paris
18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) high
With Partridge Fine Arts, London.
Eric Greenberg; Sotheby's, New York, 21 May 2004, lot 2.
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Jacques Hory is recorded working Faubourg St. Jacques, St. Marcel in 1650.
A nearly identical clock with a movement by Thuret is illustrated, P. Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la pendule Française, Paris, 1997, p. 54, fig. B.
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