New York, Park Avenue
8 May 1991
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY BRACKET CLOCK
THE DIAL SIGNED RAGOT À PARIS
With circular sectioned signed enamel dial, the waisted case surmounted by pierced ormolu wave-pattern and foliate scrolls and mounted at the sides with flowerheads, foliate C-scrolls and flower-filled basket, on cabriole legs, variously inlaid with 'Boulle' marquetry flowerheads in stained and engraved tortoiseshell, mid-18th century--40in. (102cm.) high
Christie's New York, November 21, 1984, lot 32.
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This signature is probably that of François Ragot, recorded as having worked in the Enclos du Temple, c. 1768.
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