13 November 2003
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CORNE VERTE BRACKET CLOCK
Mid-18th century, the movement by Louis Jolin
The circular enamel set Roman dial signed Jolin a Orleans, the movement signed conformingly, within an arched shaped waisted case surmounted by a foliate finial on a spreading hood, the case mounted with rockwork, C scrolls and foliage and on scrolling foliage wrapped feet, the shaped tapering bracket inlaid with an engraved brass cartouche and terminating in a pierced foliate boss, restorations to the green-stained horn
58 in. (147.5 cm.) high; 21 in. (53 cm.) wide; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) deep
H. Smidt van Gelder, Huis Belvédère, Aerdenhout near Haarlem.
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Louis Jolin, maître horloger in Orleans from 1741 until his death in 1781.
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