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Lot 40 | LARGE GILDED BRONZE PENDULUM CLOCK WITH THE GLORIFICATION OF THE HOUSE CAPÉTIENS

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2.500 - 3.500 €
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2.600,00 €

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LARGE GILDED BRONZE PENDULUM CLOCK WITH THE GLORIFICATION OF THE HOUSE CAPÉTIENS.

Paris.
Date: Ca. 1815-20.
Maker/Designer: Dénière & Matelin.
Description: Stepped, transverse rectangular base on claw feet. Leaning onto the case, Victoria, in her
hand an open book about the history of the House Capétiens. Roman numerals. Large pendulum
movement with spring suspension and half-hour chime on a bell.
Measurement: Height 61cm.
Mark: Inscribed on the dial Dénière & Matelin F.nts de Bronzier à Paris.


Condition:
Gilding in some parts with severe abrasions partly more rubbed and oxidized on the claw feet.
Left thumb of the figure broken off and lost.
Dial with smaller hairline cracks.
Tip of the minute hand broken off and lost.
Movement is in need of restoration. Pendulum and key lost.

Provenance:
Private collection Rhineland.

Literature:
Tardy: Dictionnaire des Horlogers Francais, Paris 1972. Maker cf. p. 176.

Contact:
Susanne Mehrgardt
Decorative Art
+49 221 92 58 62 400

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Lot: 65556-6

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