31 March 2000
A LATE LOUIS XIV ORMOLU-MOUNTED RED TORTOISE SHELL MANTEL CLOCK
Signed CLES VOISIN/A PARIS, Circa 1710
The chased and engraved dial with Arabic minute and hour chapter rings set with blue-painted white enamel Roman hour plaques and blued-steel hands, above a piereced scrolling foliate mount set with birds and centered with an enamel plaque inscribed CLES VOISIN/APARIS, surmounted by a molded arched top set with flaming urns, on a molded ebonized base and reeded button feet, the movement signed Ces. Voisin AParis and stamped 133360
22in. (56cm.) high, 10½in. (26.5cm.) wide, 5¼in. (13.5cm.) deep
Acquired from Robert Tibor, New York in 1965 ($350).
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Charles Voisin (1685-1761), maître in 1710.
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