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French Bronze Water Automation Clock by Leroy, Paris

$12,421.60

About

Water automation clock Patinated bronze and gilded ormolu mantel clock with water automation. The water ‘flows’ from an inset Lions head from a rotating spiral glass column into a circular bowl amongst the gilded reeds. The arch top case stands on outswept gilded feet with gilded floral bezel, gilded dial with Roman numerals signed ‘Leroy, Paris’ and original ‘blued’ steel hands. Eight day movement with silk suspension striking the hours and halves on a silvered bell, circa 1820. Paris from circa 1800-1830 Watchmakers and clockmakers of the world by Brian Loomes lists Leroy was working in Paris from circa 1800-1830

Details

  • Creator
    LeRoy (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)Width: 8.5 in. (21.59 cm)Depth: 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Style
    Charles X (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. very good condition.
  • Seller Location
    Norwich, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4037315645692

Shipping & Returns

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

    This item cannot be returned.

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