10 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED GREEN AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED CARTEL CLOCK
By Adrien-Jérôme Jollain, the movement by Jacques Baudin, mid-18th Century
The circular enamelled dial signed 'JAQUES BAUDIN A PARIS.' with Arabic and Roman chapters within a shaped case mounted with pierced scroll and foliate framing, overall decorated with floral sprays, the tapering bracket decorated with a hunting scene and terminating in an asymmetric foliate boss, stamped three times 'J.JOLLAIN', losses to the decoration
42 in. (107 cm.) high; 17¾ in. (45 cm.) wide; 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) deep
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Adrien-Jérôme Jollain, maître in 1763, mainly produced cases for clocks.
Jacques Baudin, first mentioned as maître horloger in 1755.
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