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18th Century French Louis XVI Gilt Bronze Cartel Wall Clock

$11,500

About

A period Louis XVI Cartel clock in original fire gilded bronze; the large white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals and is signed Gilles Laine, who was an important 18th century French clockmaker. The dial is surmounted with a draped classical urn, on each side of the dial are columns topped with goat’s heads, and draped lion’s skins; below the dial is a large lion’s head mask. The tapered clock case ends in a decorative pomegranate finial. The clock case design can be attributed to Robert Osmond. The clock has it’s original silk string suspension movement ringing the hours and halfs on a bell.

Details

  • Creator
    Gilles Laine (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 32 in. (81.28 cm)Width: 16 in. (40.64 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1780
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Vancouver, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4631214711212

Shipping & Returns

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

    This item cannot be returned.

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