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European Applied Art | Auction: 15.05.2019 | Preview: 10.05.2019 - 13.05.2019

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5.000 - 6.000 €

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8.000,00 €

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GILT-BRONZE PENDULUM CLOCK WITH NEPTUNE.
Paris. Ca. 1765-70. Pierre Le Roy.

Gilt bronze. Enamel dial. Scalloped case made of acanthus leaves. Pierced lattice work. As finial Neptune with a
cupid as a water creature. Roman hour numerals and Arabic minutes. Pendulum movement with
thread suspension and half-hour chime on a bell. Height 62cm.
Inscribed on the dial.
Condition A/B. Enclosed: P/S.

Provenance:
Collection Josef Rieks, acquired from the art dealer Moesgaard, Copenhagen 1994.

Literature:
-Hans Ottomeyer and Peter Pröschel: Vergoldete Bronzen Vol. 1, Munich 1986. Type cf. ill.
-Tardy: Dictionnaire des Horlogers Francais, Paris 1972. The maker mentioned on p. 400.
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