20 April 2007
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED GREEN-STAINED HORN BRACKET CLOCK
THE CLOCK AND BASE STAMPED 'DUHAMEL' AND 'JME', CIRCA 1740
The hood with a central floral and c-scroll cast spray above a waisted case with with glazed door and sides and opening to a circular white and blue enamelled dial with Roman and Arabic chapters and signed 'PIERRE LE ROY A PARIS' and the backplate to works engraved 'Pierre Le Roy A Paris', the tapering bracket similarly decorated, mounts re-gilt
49 in. (124.5 cm.) high, 18 in. (45.5 cm.) wide, 9 in. (23 cm.) deep
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 21 October 1997, lot 146.
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Francois Duhamel, maître in 1750.
Pierre Le Roy (1717-1785).
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