21 October 2004
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU CLOCK
THE DIAL SIGNED PICHON A PARIS, LATE 18TH CENTURY
The circular case with reeded sides and cove-molded and beaded surround to a central enamelled dial with Arabic chapter ring, with single barrel timepiece movement with later Brocart type suspension, pull wind quarter repeat on bell with two hammers, the whole suspended from a twist-cast ring with a ribbon-tied bow-knot issuing roses, flowers and oak leaf branches, the movement possibly associated
10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high
with Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York 1960.
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Pichon is recorded in the rue de Roule circa 1800.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE DEANE F. JOHNSON SOLD TO BENEFIT THE JOHNSON CHARITABLE REMAINDER UNITRUST AND THE DEANE F. JOHNSON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH FOUNDATION (LOTS 1051-1130)
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