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Late 18th Century Louis XVI white Marble and Ormolu Mounted Mantel Clock

US$28,000

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Exceptional late 18th century ormolu mounted mantel clock, marble with extensive Egyptianate ormolu mounts with scrolls and festoons, eagle finial flanked by two black patinated bronze female sphinx, base with relief plaque of frolicking putti, white enamelled dial marked "Caillouet Md. a Paris", with key and pendulum, clock movements striking the hours and half hours, movement with anchor escapement and a silk pendulum suspension. Very similar mantel clock exhibited in the horology collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. See also: Pierre Kjellberg, Encyclopédie de la pendule française : Du Moyen Age au XXe siècle, Paris 1997, p. 199, G

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.02 in. (61 cm)Width: 16.15 in. (41 cm)Depth: 4.34 in. (11 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1800
  • Condition
    in working order and restored mint condition.
  • Seller Location
    Berlin, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU102741296636

Shipping & Returns

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    Rates vary by destination and complexity.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Berlin, Germany
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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